1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
English (Devon): habitational name from any of the five villages of this name in Devon or from Loscombe in Powerstock, Dorset, all probably named from Old English hlōse ‘pigsty’ + cumb ‘valley’ ( see Coombe ).