Year 1880

THE BIRTHS OF…

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Austria: Joe May

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Canada: Mack Sennett (Michael Sinnott)

Denmark:


Stellan Rye

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Viggo Larsen

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England: F Percy Smith

France:
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Henri Fescourt

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André Heuzé

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Léonce Perret in Niort

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Ireland
: Herbert Brenon in Dublin

Japan: Kobayashi Kisaburo

Russia: Aleksandr Drankow

USA:

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Thomas Harper Ince

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Jesse L Lasky in San Francisco

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Tom Mix (Thomas Hezekiah Mix)

OTHER EVENTS
Victor Sjöström moves to America.

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France: Reynaud developes the Praxinoscope to make it possible to project the moving images. (The one above is from 1882.)

USA
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Amateur photographer George Eastman in Rochester begins producing gelatin dry plates.

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Dec 7: The opening of Salmi Morse’s Passion play in New York City is postponed because of pressure groups.

Dec 12: John L Stoddard presents “Ober-Ammergau’s Passion Play“, an illustrated lecture in New York City.

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