In The Netherlands , there was from August 20, 1879 to April 23, 1883 the cabinet Van Lijnden van Sandenburg, with Mr. C.Th. baron Van Lijnden van Sandenburg (conservatief-AR) as prime minister.
The Netherlands had about 4.0 million citizens.
February 13 » Thomas Edison observes Thermionic emission.
June 7 » War of the Pacific: The Battle of Arica, the assault and capture of Morro de Arica (Arica Cape), ends the Campaña del Desierto (Desert Campaign).
June 24 » First performance of O Canada at the Congrès national des Canadiens-Français. The song would later become the national anthem of Canada.
June 28 » Australian bushranger Ned Kelly is captured at Glenrowan.
August 14 » Construction of Cologne Cathedral, the most famous landmark in Cologne, Germany, is completed.
September 16 » The Cornell Daily Sun prints its first issue in Ithaca, New York. The Sun is the United States' oldest, continuously-independent college daily.
Weather October 31, 1880
The temperature on October 31, 1880 was about 7.7 °C. There was 3 mm of rain. The air pressure was 2 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the west-southwest. The airpressure was 76 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 91%.
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