On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1880

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

James A. Garfield (R) elected 20th US President

20th US President James Garfield
20th US President
James Garfield

Famous Birthdays

  • John Foulds, British cellist, musicologist, and composer (World Requiem; Three Mantras), born in Hulme, Manchester, England (d. 1939)
1880 Highlights

About November 2, 1880

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 140 years and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio