1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar, the 1880th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 880th year of the 2nd millennium, the 80th year of the 19th century, and the 1st year of the 1880s decade. As of the start of 1880, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
1880 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1880
Ab urbe condita2633
Armenian calendar1329
Assyrian calendar6630
Baháʼí calendar36–37
Balinese saka calendar1801–1802
Bengali calendar1287
Berber calendar2830
British Regnal year43 Vict. 1 – 44 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar2424
Burmese calendar1242
Byzantine calendar7388–7389
Chinese calendar己卯年 (Earth Rabbit)
4577 or 4370
    — to —
庚辰年 (Metal Dragon)
4578 or 4371
Coptic calendar1596–1597
Discordian calendar3046
Ethiopian calendar1872–1873
Hebrew calendar5640–5641
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1936–1937
 - Shaka Samvat1801–1802
 - Kali Yuga4980–4981
Holocene calendar11880
Igbo calendar880–881
Iranian calendar1258–1259
Islamic calendar1297–1298
Japanese calendarMeiji 13
Javanese calendar1808–1809
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4213
Minguo calendar32 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar412
Thai solar calendar2422–2423
Tibetan calendar阴土兔年
(female Earth-Rabbit)
2006 or 1625 or 853
    — to —
(male Iron-Dragon)
2007 or 1626 or 854
July 27: Battle of Maiwand
September 1: Battle of Kandahar (1880)

Events edit

January–March edit

April–June edit

July–September edit

October–December edit

Date unknown edit

Births edit

January–February edit

King Vajiravudh
Douglas MacArthur
Franz Marc

March–April edit

Kuniaki Koiso

May–June edit

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Helen Keller

July–August edit

Milan Rastislav Štefánik
Sir Earle Page
Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands

September–October edit

Kullervo Manner

November–December edit

Alfred Wegener
George Marshall

Deaths edit

January–June edit

Ana Neri
Eberhard Anheuser

July–December edit

Jacques Offenbach

Date unknown edit

References edit

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Further reading and year books edit

  • 1880 Annual Cyclopedia (1881) highly detailed coverage of "Political, Military, and Ecclesiastical Affairs; Public Documents; Biography, Statistics, Commerce, Finance, Literature, Science, Agriculture, and Mechanical Industry" for year 1880; massive compilation of facts and primary documents; worldwide coverage; 756 pp