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.