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Historical Events In 1871

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

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   Vicente Arregui Garay, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 05   Cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess, dies in the year 1871.  

Jul 05   Trial against Kiowa chief Satanta (White Bear) & Big Tree, begins on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1871.  

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   On this day in history british Columbia becomes 6th Canadian province  

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   Akos Buttykai, composer in the year 1871.  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history vernon Louis Parrington, author (Romantic Revolution, Pulitzer 1928)  

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   In the year 1871 karl Liebknecht, German revolutionary marxist (Sparta Party)  

Aug 16   In the year 1871 zakhary Petrovich Paliashvili, composer  

Aug 18   On this day in history johan J Arch, graphic artist (wood cutter)  

Aug 19   In the year 1871 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson, New Zealand physicist and father of nuclear physics  

Sep 03   Vaclav Horak, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1871.  

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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   On this day in history birth of Émile Borel, French mathematician and politician (d. 1956)  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   Paul Guthnick, German astronomer was born in the year 1871.  

Jan 14   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress (Hofslachter) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 15   In the year 1871 birth of bertram Shapleigh, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1871

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   Pierre A du Terrail, French writer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 29   On this day in history death of philippe-Joseph Aubert de Gaspé, French Canadian writer and Seigneur (b. 1786)  

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

Feb 07   On this day in history death of heinrich Engelhard Steinweg, piano manufacturer (Steinway & Sons) (b. 1797)  

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   Augustus De Morgan, Indian-born British mathematician and logician (b. 1806) died in the year 1871.  

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