On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1880

Historical Events

Historic Invention

Thomas Edison patents electric incandescent lamp

Famous Deaths

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

About January 27, 1880

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 141 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius