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Historical Events In 1871

Monday, 23 May 2022

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   Vicente Arregui Garay, composer in the year 1871.  

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 in the year 1871.  

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   In the year 1871 marcel Proust, France, novelist (Remembrance of Things Past)  

Jul 10   In the year 1871 the birth of Marcel Proust, French psychological novelist  

Jul 11   In the year 1871 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   In the year 1871 lyonel C A Feininger, US cartoonist/painter  

Jul 18   Giacomo Balla, Italian painter (Dog at a Rope) in the year 1871.  

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   In the year 1871 akos Buttykai, composer  

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

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

Jul 25   In the year 1871 carrousel patented by Wilhelm Schneider, Davenport, Iowa  

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

Aug 01   In the year 1871 oskar Fried, composer  

Aug 03   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Aug 13   Karl Liebknecht, German revolutionary marxist (Sparta Party) in the year 1871.  

Aug 16   Zakhary Petrovich Paliashvili, composer in the year 1871.  

Aug 18   In the year 1871 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) in the year 1871.  

Aug 27   Theodore Dreiser, US, novelist (Sister Carie, American Tragedy) in the year 1871.  

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   In the year 1871 vaclav Horak, composer, dies at 71  

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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   On this day in history birth of Émile Borel, French mathematician and politician (d. 1956)  

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

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   In the year 1871 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   On this day in history pierre A du Terrail, French writer, dies at 41  

Jan 21   In the year 1871 john J Rochussen, gov-general of Neth-Indies (1845-51), dies at 73  

Jan 29   Philippe-Joseph Aubert de Gaspé, French Canadian writer and Seigneur (b. 1786) died on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1871 alexander Nikoleyevich Serov, composer, dies at 51  

Feb 07   In the year 1871 death of heinrich Engelhard Steinweg, piano manufacturer (Steinway & Sons) (b. 1797)  

Feb 20   On this day in history death of paul Kane, Irish-born painter (b. 1810)  

Feb 26   In the year 1871 charles Niellon, Belgian brigade general, dies at 76  

Mar 18   Augustus De Morgan, Indian-born British mathematician and logician (b. 1806) died in the year 1871.  

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