1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (dominical letter DC) of the Gregorian calendar and a leap year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter FE) 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 eightieth year of the 19th century, and the first 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 localised use until 1918.

Events

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April–June

July–September

October–December

Date unknown

Births

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April–June

July–September

October–December

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  • Hong Yi ,born Li Shutong, Chinese Buddhist artist and art teacher (d. 1942)

Deaths

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July–December