On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1880

Historical Events

  • Compressed air accident kills 20 workers on Hudson River tunnel, NY

Famous Birthdays

  • Milan Rastislav ┼átef├ínik, Slovak politician, French general and astronomer (d. 1919)

Famous Deaths

  • Hiram Walden, American politician, dies at 79
1880 Highlights

About July 21, 1880

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 141 years and 3 months
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer