Historical Events In 1871
Friday, 16 November 2018
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 on this day in history.
Jul 05 In the year 1871 cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess, dies
Jul 05 On this day in history 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 Clement Harris, composer on this day in history.
Jul 10 Marcel Proust, France, novelist (Remembrance of Things Past) in the year 1871.
Jul 10 The birth of Marcel Proust, French psychological novelist in the year 1871.
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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1871 lyonel C A Feininger, US cartoonist/painter
Jul 18 On this day in history giacomo Balla, Italian painter (Dog at a Rope)
Jul 20 British Columbia becomes 6th Canadian province on this day in history.
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 In the year 1871 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 In the year 1871 [Gregory Efimovich] Rasputin, mad Russian monk
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 On this day in history emanuel Querido, [Joost Mendes], author/publisher
Aug 08 William Henry Squire, composer on this day in history.
Aug 13 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Aug 21 Leonid N Andrejev, Russian journalist/writer (Red Laugh) on this day in history.
Aug 27 Theodore Dreiser, US, novelist (Sister Carie, American Tragedy) in the year 1871.
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