1880

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May 21, 2022

1880 (1880) is a leap year starting on Thursday according to the Christian era (Gregorian calendar). Meiji 13 years.

Other calendars

Zodiac: Yang Metal Dragon Japan (dates match) Meiji 13 2540 imperial year Qing: November 19, 5th year of Guangxu-December 1, 1st, 6th year of Guangxu Korea Mr. Lee, Gojong of Korea, 17 years Dangun 4213 Nguyen Dynasty (Vietnam) November 19, 32 --Tokutoku December 1, 1933 Buddhist calendar: 2422-2423 Islamic calendar: January 18, 1297-January 28, 1298 Jewish calendar: April 17, 5640-April 29, 5641 Modified Julian Day (MJD): 7715 --8080 Lilian Date (LD): 108556 --108921

Calendar

Events

January

January 1-Panama Canal begins construction (abandoned in 1889) January 12-Established Kyosai 500 Famous Companies (later Yasuda Life) (Japan's first life insurance organization) January 17-Establishment of drug handling rules January 26-Formation of a company January 27-Thomas Edison obtains US patent for incandescent light bulbs

February

February 6-Strathleven arrives in London, leaving Sydney on November 29 of the previous year (first successful transport of frozen meat by freezer) February 14-Nara Park opens February 16-Established American Society of Mechanical Engineers February 17-Attempted assassination of Alexander II February 22-Yokohama Earthquake February 28-Yokohama Specie Bank (later Bank of Tokyo) opened

March

March 17-Renamed Aikokusha, etc. to the League for the Establishment of the National Assembly March 30-Murata rifle system Established Maruzen (reorganized from Maruya Trading Company)

April

The Seismological Society of Japan was established in the wake of the Yokohama Earthquake that occurred in February. April 5-Promulgation of the Assembly Ordinance April 17-The completion of Hibiya Daijingu April 18-The Second Disraeli Cabinet (Conservative Party) resigns in the UK. April 24-Establishment of the Amateur Athletic Association in the United Kingdom April 28-The Second Gladstone Cabinet (Liberal Party) is established in the United Kingdom.

May

Japanese translation of the New Testament

June

June 7-Pacific War (South America): Battle of Arica June 29 Tahiti becomes French territory Established Tokyo Bar Association (later Tokyo Bar Association) (Chairman Hoshi Toru)

July

July 1-Kyoto Prefectural Painting School (later Kyoto City University of Arts) opening ceremony July 15-Aisakayama tunnel opened (completed June 1) (the first tunnel dug only by Japanese people) July 17-Old Criminal Code and Criminal Procedure Code (later Code of Criminal Procedure) enacted

August

August 14-Cologne Cathedral completed more than 600 years after the start of construction (construction started 1248)

September

September 12-Tokyo School of Law (later Hosei University) opened September 16-Special training college (later special training college) opened September 23-Jules Ferry becomes Prime Minister of France September 30-Henry Draper successfully shoots the Orion Nebula

October

October 1-Sousa becomes conductor of the United States Marine Band October 8-Ogasawara Islands transferred to Tokyo Prefecture October 15-Cologne Cathedral Dedication Ceremony (Attendance of William I) October 20-Foundation of Free University of Amsterdam

November

November 2-James Garfield wins US presidential election November 3rd-You set the national anthem November 5-Establishment of factory surplus rules (start of government-owned factory surplus) November 10-League for the Establishment of the National Assembly held the second convention (Tokyo), November 28,-Sapporo Station opened

December

December 17-Rokuro Usui's katakiuchi case (the last samurai katakiuchi in Japan). December 26-First Boer War (-1881) December 28-Promulgation of revised Education Order

Date unknown

Piezoelectric effect public experiment (Pierre Curie et al.) First issue of the magazine "Science" Luigi Denza "Funiculi Funicura" (World's First Commercial Song)

Birth

January 2-Hajime Sugiyama, Army Soldier / Politician (+ 1945) January 12-Rengel Menichert, playwright and screenwriter (+ 1974) January 26-Douglas MacArthur, GHQ General Commander