|Centuries:||18th century - 19th century - 20th century|
|Decades:||1850s 1860s 1870s - 1880s - 1890s 1900s 1910s|
|Years:||1880 1881 1882 1883 1884 1885 1886 1887 1888 1889|
- March 22 - The Edmunds Anti-Polygamy bill became law under American President Chester.
- July 17 - The Deseret Hospital, the second hospital in Utah and the first Church hospital, was opened by the Relief Society in Salt Lake City.
- Ocober 16 - George Teasdale called and ordained an apostle by John Taylor
- Ocober 16 - Heber J. Grant called and ordained an apostle by John Taylor