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Historical Events In 1871

Thursday, 09 April 2020

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   In the year 1871 vicente Arregui Garay, composer  

Jul 05   On this day in history cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess, dies  

Jul 05   Trial against Kiowa chief Satanta (White Bear) & Big Tree, begins in the year 1871.  

Jul 06   Antonio de Castro Alves, Brazilian poet (O navio negreiro), dies at 34 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 16   Tad Lincoln, son of U.S. president Abraham Lincoln on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history akos Buttykai, composer  

Jul 23   On this day in history c H F Peters discovers asteroid #114 Kassandra  

Jul 25   On this day in history carousel patents by Wilhelm Schneider, Davenport, Iowa  

Jul 25   Carrousel patented by Wilhelm Schneider, Davenport, Iowa in the year 1871.  

Jul 29   [Gregory Efimovich] Rasputin, mad Russian monk in the year 1871.  

Aug 01   Oskar Fried, composer in the year 1871.  

Aug 03   Vernon Louis Parrington, author (Romantic Revolution, Pulitzer 1928) in the year 1871.  

Aug 06   Emanuel Querido, [Joost Mendes], author/publisher in the year 1871.  

Aug 08   On this day in history william Henry Squire, composer  

Aug 13   In the year 1871 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) in the year 1871.  

Aug 19   Orville Wright, Dayton OH, aviator (Wright Brothers) in the year 1871.  

Aug 21   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Sep 03   Vaclav Horak, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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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   Émile Borel, French mathematician and politician (d. 1956) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   Charles Kortright, British(?) cricket player was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1871 birth of pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress (Hofslachter)  

Jan 15   Bertram Shapleigh, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1871

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Alexander Nikoleyevich Serov, composer, dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Heinrich Engelhard Steinweg, piano manufacturer (Steinway & Sons) (b. 1797) died on this day in history.  

Feb 20   Paul Kane, Irish-born painter (b. 1810) died on this day in history.  

Feb 26   Charles Niellon, Belgian brigade general, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Mar 18   On this day in history death of augustus De Morgan, Indian-born British mathematician and logician (b. 1806)  

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