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Historical Events In 1871

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Jul 03   The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company introduced the first narrow-gauge locomotive. It was called the "Montezuma" in the year 1871.  

Jul 03   In the year 1871 vicente Arregui Garay, composer  

Jul 05   In the year 1871 cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess, dies  

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

Jul 06   In the year 1871 antonio de Castro Alves, Brazilian poet (O navio negreiro), dies at 34  

Jul 08   On this day in history clement Harris, composer  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jul 23   C H F Peters discovers asteroid #114 Kassandra on this day in history.  

Jul 25   Carousel patents by Wilhelm Schneider, Davenport, Iowa on this day in history.  

Jul 25   Carrousel patented by Wilhelm Schneider, Davenport, Iowa on this day in history.  

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

Aug 01   In the year 1871 oskar Fried, composer  

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

Aug 06   On this day in history emanuel Querido, [Joost Mendes], author/publisher  

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   Zakhary Petrovich Paliashvili, composer in the year 1871.  

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   In the year 1871 theodore Dreiser, US, novelist (Sister Carie, American Tragedy)  

Aug 29   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) in the year 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 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   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   Enrica Freiin von Handel-Manzetti, Austrian author (Jesse & Maria) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of paul Guthnick, German astronomer  

Jan 14   In the year 1871 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   John J Rochussen, gov-general of Neth-Indies (1845-51), dies at 73 in the year 1871.  

Jan 29   Philippe-Joseph Aubert de Gaspé, French Canadian writer and Seigneur (b. 1786) died in the year 1871.  

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 in the year 1871.  

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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