On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1880

Historical Events

InventionHistoric Invention

Thomas Edison patents electric incandescent lamp

Inventor Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Middleton Barry, English architect (b. 1830)
1880 Highlights

About January 27, 1880

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius