What Happened on December 31, 1880

Famous Birthdays

George Marshall (1880-1959)

American general and US Secretary of State (1947-49) who authored the Marshall Plan (Nobel 1953), born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania

Famous Deaths

  • Arnold Ruge, German political philosopher and writer, dies at 78
1880 Highlights

About December 31, 1880

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 9 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn