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Historical Events In 1871

Sunday, 05 July 2020

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   Cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 05   Trial against Kiowa chief Satanta (White Bear) & Big Tree, begins in the year 1871.  

Jul 06   Antonio de Castro Alves, Brazilian poet (O navio negreiro), dies at 34 on this day in history.  

Jul 08   In the year 1871 clement Harris, composer  

Jul 10   Marcel Proust, France, novelist (Remembrance of Things Past) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 11   In the year 1871 stjepan Radic, founder/leader (Croatian Farmers' Party)  

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 in the year 1871.  

Jul 17   Lyonel C A Feininger, US cartoonist/painter on this day in history.  

Jul 18   Giacomo Balla, Italian painter (Dog at a Rope) in the year 1871.  

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

Jul 20   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 on this day in history.  

Jul 22   On this day in history akos Buttykai, composer  

Jul 23   On this day in history c H F Peters discovers asteroid #114 Kassandra  

Jul 25   Carousel patents by Wilhelm Schneider, Davenport, Iowa in the year 1871.  

Jul 25   Carrousel patented by Wilhelm Schneider, Davenport, Iowa on this day in history.  

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

Aug 01   Oskar Fried, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 03   Vernon Louis Parrington, author (Romantic Revolution, Pulitzer 1928) on this day in history.  

Aug 06   In the year 1871 emanuel Querido, [Joost Mendes], author/publisher  

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

Aug 13   Karl Liebknecht, German revolutionary marxist (Sparta Party) in the year 1871.  

Aug 16   On this day in history zakhary Petrovich Paliashvili, composer  

Aug 18   Johan J Arch, graphic artist (wood cutter) on this day in history.  

Aug 19   On this day in history orville Wright, Dayton OH, aviator (Wright Brothers)  

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

Aug 27   On this day in history theodore Dreiser, US, novelist (Sister Carie, American Tragedy)  

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) in the year 1871.  

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

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   Frederick Shepherd Converse, Newton Mass, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Émile Borel, French mathematician and politician (d. 1956) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   James Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon, Irish politician (d. 1940) was born in the year 1871.  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of charles Kortright, British(?) cricket player  

Jan 10   Enrica Freiin von Handel-Manzetti, Austrian author (Jesse & Maria) was born in the year 1871.  

Jan 12   Paul Guthnick, German astronomer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history 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   In the year 1871 pierre A du Terrail, French writer, dies at 41  

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

Jan 29   Philippe-Joseph Aubert de Gaspé, French Canadian writer and Seigneur (b. 1786) died in the year 1871.  

Feb 01   Alexander Nikoleyevich Serov, composer, dies at 51 in the year 1871.  

Feb 07   Heinrich Engelhard Steinweg, piano manufacturer (Steinway & Sons) (b. 1797) died on this day in history.  

Feb 20   Paul Kane, Irish-born painter (b. 1810) died in the year 1871.  

Feb 26   Charles Niellon, Belgian brigade general, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Mar 18   On this day in history death of augustus De Morgan, Indian-born British mathematician and logician (b. 1806)  

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