1860s Art. 1860s Music Compositions. 1860s Nonfiction Books. 1860s Fiction Classics. Read entire book on-line. 1860s Sports. 1860s Science, Tecnology, Inventions & Discoveries. 1860s Politics & Culture. 1900s under construction. Try 1850s to 1890s. 1890s 1850s. 1940s under construction. Try 1850s to 1890s. 1830s under construction. Try 1850s to 1890s.
1880s POLITICS & CULTURE.

  • President Garfield: 1881
  • Garfield assassinated: 1881
  • President Cleveland: 1885
  • President Harrison: 1889
  • President Arthur: 1881
  • Oklahoma settled by non-Indians: 1889
  • US bans Chinese immigration: 1882
  • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show: 1883
  • Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee
  • Beauty contest (Belgium): 1888
  • Health insurance (Germany): 1883
  • Bingo: 1880
  • Polygamy vs monogamy split Mormons: 1885
  • New US states: N.& S.Dakota; Montana; Washington: 1889
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    1880s SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY.

  • Electric lamps: 1887
  • Large steel furnace: 1880
  • NYC electric street lights: 1880
  • Hysteria treated via hypnosis: 1882
  • Hydroelectric plant
  • Synthetic fiber: 1883
  • Northern Pacific Railroad: 1883
  • Skyscraper: 1883
  • Orient Express: 1883
  • Skyscraper: 1883
  • Brooklyn Bridge: 1883
  • Steam turbine engine: 1884
  • Underground r.r.(London): 1884
  • Steam turbine engine: 1884
  • Fingerprints unique: 1885
  • Coated photo paper: 1884
  • Celluloid film: 1887
  • Aluminum: 1886
  • Electric motor: 1888
  • Kodak box camera: 1888
  • Pancreas' insulin prevents diabetes: 1889
  • Pneumatic tire: 1888
  • Mercury & Venus rotate in sync: 1889
  • Punchcards: 1889
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    1880s SPORTS.

  • US Lawn tennis Championship: 1881
  • American Baseball Association: 1882
  • Golf in US: 1885
  • Football League: 1888

  • 1880s MUSIC COMPOSITIONS


    Brahms
    1881, Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80
    1884, Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90
    1885, Symphony No. 4, in E minor, Op. 98
    Bruckner
    1884, Symphony No. 7
    1887, Te Deum
    Cesar Franck
    1884, Les Djinns
    1885, Symphonic Variations
    1889, Symphony in D minor
    Debussy
    1882, Le Printemps
    Gilbert and Sullivan
    1880, The Pirates of Penzance
    1882, Iolanthe
    1885, The Mikado
    1887, Ruddigore
    1888, The Yeoman of the Guard
    1889, The Gondoliers
    Rimsky-Korsakov
    1882, The Snow Maiden, opera
    1888, Sheherazade, Op. 35,
    Richard Strauss
    1889, Don Juan, operetta
    Tchaikovsky
    1882, 1812 Overture
    1888, Symphony No. 5
    Verdi
    1887, Otello
    Wagner
    1882, Parsifal

     

    1880s ART.

    1886, Last Impressionist Exhibition, Paris 1886, Statue of Liberty
    1889, Eiffel Tower designed
    Artists
    Cezanne, Pissarro, Renoir, Rodin, Liebermann, Monet, Manet, Seurat, Van Gogh, Sargent, Klinger, Millais, Toulouse-Lautrec, Gustave

     

    1880s BOOKS TO READ On-Line.

    Edward Bellamy
    1888: Looking Backwards, 2000-1887

    Bjornstjerne Bjornson
    1883: Beyond Human Endurance
    1889: In God's Way

    Frances Hodgson Burnett
    1886: Little Lord Fauntleroy

    Richard Burton
    1885: The Arabian Nights

    Alphonse Daudet
    1884: Sappho

    Benjamin Disraeli
    1880: Endymion

    Fedor Dostoevsky
    1880: The Brothers Karamazov

    Arthur Conan Doyle
    1887: A Study in Scarlet

    Gustave Flaubert
    1881: Bouvard et Pecuchet

    H. Rider Haggard
    1885: King Solomon's Mines

    Thomas Hardy
    1887: The Woodlanders

    J.C. Harris
    1880: Uncle Remus

    Henrik Ibsen
    1882: An Enemy of the People
    1884: The Wild Duck
    1886: Rosmersholm

    Henry James
    1881: Portrait of a Lady, Vol 1 & Vol 2.
    1886: The Bostonians

    Rudyard Kipling
    1888: Plain Tales from the Hills

    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    1880: Ultima Thule

    George Bernard Shaw
    1882: Cashel Byron's Profession

    Robert Lewis Stevenson
    1881: Virginibus Puerisque
    1882: Treasure Island
    1886: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
    1889: The Master of Ballantrae

    August Strindberg
    1886: The Son of a Servant

    Leo Tolstoi
    1885: The Power of Darkness

    Mark Twain
    1884: Huckleberry Finn
    1889: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

    Lew Wallace
    1880: Ben Hur

    Oscar Wilde
    1888: The Happy Prince, and Other Tales

    W.B. Yeats
    1888: The Wanderings of Oisin


     
    1880s NON-FICTION BOOKS.

    1880, John Claird, Philosophy of Religion
    1881, Edward Tylor, Anthropology
    1882, Annie Besant, All Sorts and Conditions of Men
    1882, Leslie Stephen, Science of Ethics
    1883, Lester Ward, Dynamic Sociology
    1883, J. R. Seeley, The Expansion of England
    1883, F. H. Bradley, The Principles of Logic
    1884, Herbert Spencer, The Man versus the State
    1884, Oxford English Dictionary
    1884, Ilya Mechnikov, Theory of Phagocytes
    1885, Henry Maine, Popular Government
    1885, Karl Marx, Das Kapital, vol 2[posth.]
    1885, Leo Tolstoi, My Religion
    1886, Andrew Carnegie, Triumphant Democracy
    1886, Karl Marx, Das Kapital, English translation
    1886, Richard von Krafft-Ebing, Psychopathia Sezualis
    1886, Adolf von Harnack, History of Dogma
    1886, Auguste Fournier, Napoleon I
    1887, I. Donnelly, The Great Cryptogram, Francis Bacon's Cypher in the So-called Shakespeare Play
    1887, Joseph Lockyer, The Chemistry of the Sun
    1888, James Bryce, The American Commonwealth
    1888, Bernard Bosanquet, Logic, or the Morphology of Knowledge
    1888, G. J. Romanes, Mental Evolution in Man
    1888, James Martineau, The Study of Religion
    1889, T. H. Huxley, Agnosticism

     

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