Historical Events In 1871
Thursday, 23 January 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 On this day in history vicente Arregui Garay, composer
Jul 05 Cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess, dies in the year 1871.
Jul 05 In the year 1871 trial against Kiowa chief Satanta (White Bear) & Big Tree, begins
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 Marcel Proust, France, novelist (Remembrance of Things Past) on this day in history.
Jul 10 On this day in history the birth of Marcel Proust, French psychological novelist
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 in the year 1871.
Jul 16 Tad Lincoln, son of U.S. president Abraham Lincoln on this day in history.
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 in the year 1871.
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 In the year 1871 akos Buttykai, composer
Jul 23 C H F Peters discovers asteroid #114 Kassandra in the year 1871.
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 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 Emanuel Querido, [Joost Mendes], author/publisher in the year 1871.
Aug 08 On this day in history william Henry Squire, composer
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 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) on this day in history.
Aug 30 On this day in history ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson, New Zealand physicist and father of nuclear physics
Sep 03 In the year 1871 vaclav Horak, composer, dies at 71