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Historical Events In 1871

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jul 08   On this day in history clement Harris, composer  

Jul 10   Marcel Proust, France, novelist (Remembrance of Things Past) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history tad Lincoln, son of U.S. president Abraham Lincoln  

Jul 17   Karl Tausig, composer, dies at 29 in the year 1871.  

Jul 17   On this day in history lyonel C A Feininger, US cartoonist/painter  

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

Jul 20   In the year 1871 british Columbia becomes 6th Canadian province  

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   On this day in history akos Buttykai, composer  

Jul 23   In the year 1871 c H F Peters discovers asteroid #114 Kassandra  

Jul 25   Carousel patents by Wilhelm Schneider, Davenport, Iowa in the year 1871.  

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   Oskar Fried, composer on this day in history.  

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

Aug 06   In the year 1871 emanuel Querido, [Joost Mendes], author/publisher  

Aug 08   In the year 1871 william Henry Squire, composer  

Aug 13   On this day in history karl Liebknecht, German revolutionary marxist (Sparta Party)  

Aug 16   Zakhary Petrovich Paliashvili, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 18   Johan J Arch, graphic artist (wood cutter) in the year 1871.  

Aug 19   On this day in history orville Wright, Dayton OH, aviator (Wright Brothers)  

Aug 21   Leonid N Andrejev, Russian journalist/writer (Red Laugh) on this day in history.  

Aug 27   On this day in history theodore Dreiser, US, novelist (Sister Carie, American Tragedy)  

Aug 29   On this day in history 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   In the year 1871 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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1871

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   James Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon, Irish politician (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of charles Kortright, British(?) cricket player  

Jan 10   In the year 1871 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   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress (Hofslachter) was born in the year 1871.  

Jan 15   In the year 1871 birth of bertram Shapleigh, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1871

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   In the year 1871 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   On this day in history death of philippe-Joseph Aubert de Gaspé, French Canadian writer and Seigneur (b. 1786)  

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

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 in the year 1871.  

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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