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Historical Events In 1871

Friday, 16 November 2018

Jul 03   The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company introduced the first narrow-gauge locomotive. It was called the "Montezuma" in the year 1871.  

Jul 03   Vicente Arregui Garay, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 05   In the year 1871 cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess, dies  

Jul 05   On this day in history trial against Kiowa chief Satanta (White Bear) & Big Tree, begins  

Jul 06   Antonio de Castro Alves, Brazilian poet (O navio negreiro), dies at 34 in the year 1871.  

Jul 08   Clement Harris, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 10   Marcel Proust, France, novelist (Remembrance of Things Past) in the year 1871.  

Jul 10   The birth of Marcel Proust, French psychological novelist in the year 1871.  

Jul 11   Stjepan Radic, founder/leader (Croatian Farmers' Party) in the year 1871.  

Jul 12   North America's first public narrow gauge railway, the Toronto and Nipissing, is opened for traffic between Toronto and Uxbridge. The 3'6" gauge line was converted to standard by 1884 on this day in history.  

Jul 16   Tad Lincoln, son of U.S. president Abraham Lincoln on this day in history.  

Jul 17   Karl Tausig, composer, dies at 29 on this day in history.  

Jul 17   In the year 1871 lyonel C A Feininger, US cartoonist/painter  

Jul 18   On this day in history giacomo Balla, Italian painter (Dog at a Rope)  

Jul 20   British Columbia becomes 6th Canadian province on this day in history.  

Jul 20   In the year 1871 british Columbia is admitted to the Dominion of Canada. One of the conditions of entry is that the Dominion Government should, within two years from the date of union, commence the construction of a railway from the Pacific towards the Rocky Mountains and from a point east of the Rocky Mountains towards the Pacific to connect the seaboard of British Columbia with the railway system of Canada. Sir Sandford Fleming was appointed Engineer-in-Chief of this railway which was to be completed by 1881.  

Jul 22   In the year 1871 akos Buttykai, composer  

Jul 23   In the year 1871 c H F Peters discovers asteroid #114 Kassandra  

Jul 25   On this day in history carousel patents by Wilhelm Schneider, Davenport, Iowa  

Jul 25   Carrousel patented by Wilhelm Schneider, Davenport, Iowa in the year 1871.  

Jul 29   In the year 1871 [Gregory Efimovich] Rasputin, mad Russian monk  

Aug 01   Oskar Fried, composer in the year 1871.  

Aug 03   Vernon Louis Parrington, author (Romantic Revolution, Pulitzer 1928) in the year 1871.  

Aug 06   On this day in history emanuel Querido, [Joost Mendes], author/publisher  

Aug 08   William Henry Squire, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 13   On this day in history karl Liebknecht, German revolutionary marxist (Sparta Party)  

Aug 16   Zakhary Petrovich Paliashvili, composer in the year 1871.  

Aug 18   Johan J Arch, graphic artist (wood cutter) in the year 1871.  

Aug 19   Orville Wright, Dayton OH, aviator (Wright Brothers) on this day in history.  

Aug 21   Leonid N Andrejev, Russian journalist/writer (Red Laugh) on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Theodore Dreiser, US, novelist (Sister Carie, American Tragedy) in the year 1871.  

Aug 29   Emperor Meiji orders the Abolition of the han system and the establishment of prefectures as local centers of administration. (Traditional Japanese date: July 14, 1871) on this day in history.  

Aug 30   On this day in history ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson, New Zealand physicist and father of nuclear physics  

Sep 03   In the year 1871 vaclav Horak, composer, dies at 71  

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Famous Birthdays In 1871

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of frederick Shepherd Converse, Newton Mass, composer  

Jan 07   Émile Borel, French mathematician and politician (d. 1956) was born in the year 1871.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of james Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon, Irish politician (d. 1940)  

Jan 09   In the year 1871 birth of charles Kortright, British(?) cricket player  

Jan 10   In the year 1871 birth of enrica Freiin von Handel-Manzetti, Austrian author (Jesse & Maria)  

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of paul Guthnick, German astronomer  

Jan 14   In the year 1871 birth of pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress (Hofslachter)  

Jan 15   Bertram Shapleigh, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1871

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   Pierre A du Terrail, French writer, dies at 41 in the year 1871.  

Jan 21   John J Rochussen, gov-general of Neth-Indies (1845-51), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Philippe-Joseph Aubert de Gaspé, French Canadian writer and Seigneur (b. 1786) died on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Alexander Nikoleyevich Serov, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Heinrich Engelhard Steinweg, piano manufacturer (Steinway & Sons) (b. 1797) died in the year 1871.  

Feb 20   In the year 1871 death of paul Kane, Irish-born painter (b. 1810)  

Feb 26   On this day in history charles Niellon, Belgian brigade general, dies at 76  

Mar 18   Augustus De Morgan, Indian-born British mathematician and logician (b. 1806) died on this day in history.  

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