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.