Historical Events In 1871
Saturday, 23 March 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 On this day in history vicente Arregui Garay, composer
Jul 05 Cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess, dies on this day in history.
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 Clement Harris, composer on this day in history.
Jul 10 Marcel Proust, France, novelist (Remembrance of Things Past) in the year 1871.
Jul 10 In the year 1871 the birth of Marcel Proust, French psychological novelist
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 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
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 Akos Buttykai, composer on this day in history.
Jul 23 In the year 1871 c H F Peters discovers asteroid #114 Kassandra
Jul 25 Carousel patents by Wilhelm Schneider, Davenport, Iowa in the year 1871.
Jul 25 Carrousel patented by Wilhelm Schneider, Davenport, Iowa on this day in history.
Jul 29 [Gregory Efimovich] Rasputin, mad Russian monk in the year 1871.
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 Emanuel Querido, [Joost Mendes], author/publisher in the year 1871.
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) in the year 1871.
Aug 19 On this day in history orville Wright, Dayton OH, aviator (Wright Brothers)
Aug 21 Leonid N Andrejev, Russian journalist/writer (Red Laugh) in the year 1871.
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 Ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson, New Zealand physicist and father of nuclear physics in the year 1871.
Sep 03 In the year 1871 vaclav Horak, composer, dies at 71