Historical Events In 1871
Thursday, 09 April 2020
Jul 03 In the year 1871 the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company introduced the first narrow-gauge locomotive. It was called the "Montezuma".
Jul 03 In the year 1871 vicente Arregui Garay, composer
Jul 05 On this day in history cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess, dies
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 On this day in history marcel Proust, France, novelist (Remembrance of Things Past)
Jul 10 The birth of Marcel Proust, French psychological novelist in the year 1871.
Jul 11 On this day in history 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 On this day in history karl Tausig, composer, dies at 29
Jul 17 Lyonel C A Feininger, US cartoonist/painter in the year 1871.
Jul 18 In the year 1871 giacomo Balla, Italian painter (Dog at a Rope)
Jul 20 British Columbia becomes 6th Canadian province in the year 1871.
Jul 20 On this day in history 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 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 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 [Gregory Efimovich] Rasputin, mad Russian monk in the year 1871.
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 Emanuel Querido, [Joost Mendes], author/publisher in the year 1871.
Aug 08 On this day in history william Henry Squire, composer
Aug 13 In the year 1871 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) in the year 1871.
Aug 21 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Sep 03 Vaclav Horak, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.