1880 in Australia

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1880
in
Australia
Decades:
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Events[edit]

Science and technology[edit]

  • 2 February - The first successful shipment of frozen mutton from Australia arrived in London aboard the SS Strathleven.
  • August - The first telephone exchange in Australia opened in Melboourne.[1]

Australia was one of the best artistic countries in the world.

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Palace of Winged Words: The Development of Telephone Exchanges in Australia (1 ed.). [Melbourne]: Telecom Australia. Educational Development Unit. 1980. p. 4. ISBN 0642894574. Retrieved 19 January 2016 – via books.google.com.au.