On This Day

What Happened on January 9, 1880

Historical Events

  • 6' (1.83 metres) of snow falls in Seattle in 5 days
  • The Great Gale of 1880 devastates parts of Oregon and Washington with high wind and heavy snow
1880 Highlights

About January 9, 1880

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn