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Historical Events In 1871

Friday, 14 May 2021

Jul 03   On this day in history the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company introduced the first narrow-gauge locomotive. It was called the "Montezuma".  

Jul 03   On this day in history vicente Arregui Garay, composer  

Jul 05   On this day in history cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess, dies  

Jul 05   In the year 1871 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 in the year 1871.  

Jul 10   In the year 1871 marcel Proust, France, novelist (Remembrance of Things Past)  

Jul 10   The birth of Marcel Proust, French psychological novelist on this day in history.  

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

Jul 12   On this day in history 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.  

Jul 16   In the year 1871 tad Lincoln, son of U.S. president Abraham Lincoln  

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

Jul 20   British Columbia becomes 6th Canadian province in the year 1871.  

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   Akos Buttykai, composer in the year 1871.  

Jul 23   C H F Peters discovers asteroid #114 Kassandra in the year 1871.  

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

Jul 25   In the year 1871 carrousel patented by Wilhelm Schneider, Davenport, Iowa  

Jul 29   [Gregory Efimovich] Rasputin, mad Russian monk on this day in history.  

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

Aug 03   In the year 1871 vernon Louis Parrington, author (Romantic Revolution, Pulitzer 1928)  

Aug 06   Emanuel Querido, [Joost Mendes], author/publisher on this day in history.  

Aug 08   William Henry Squire, composer in the year 1871.  

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

Aug 16   In the year 1871 zakhary Petrovich Paliashvili, composer  

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

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

Aug 21   In the year 1871 leonid N Andrejev, Russian journalist/writer (Red Laugh)  

Aug 27   Theodore Dreiser, US, novelist (Sister Carie, American Tragedy) on this day in history.  

Aug 29   In the year 1871 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).  

Aug 30   Ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson, New Zealand physicist and father of nuclear physics in the year 1871.  

Sep 03   Vaclav Horak, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1871

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   In the year 1871 birth of frederick Shepherd Converse, Newton Mass, composer  

Jan 07   In the year 1871 birth of Émile Borel, French mathematician and politician (d. 1956)  

Jan 08   James Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon, Irish politician (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress (Hofslachter)  

Jan 15   Bertram Shapleigh, composer was born in the year 1871.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history alexander Nikoleyevich Serov, composer, dies at 51  

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

Feb 20   On this day in history death of paul Kane, Irish-born painter (b. 1810)  

Feb 26   In the year 1871 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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