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