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.
January 27 » Thomas Edison receives a patent for his incandescent lamp.
May 13 » In Menlo Park, New Jersey, Thomas Edison performs the first test of his electric railway.
August 14 » Construction of Cologne Cathedral, the most famous landmark in Cologne, Germany, is completed.
September 1 » The army of Mohammad Ayub Khan is routed by the British at the Battle of Kandahar, ending the Second Anglo-Afghan War.
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.
December 16 » Outbreak of the First Boer War between the Boer South African Republic and the British Empire.
Weather June 7, 1880
The temperature on June 7, 1880 was about 11.4 °C. There was 7 mm of rain. The air pressure was 25 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the southwest. The airpressure was 75 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 96%.
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