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Historical Events In 1871

Friday, 24 May 2019

Jul 03   The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company introduced the first narrow-gauge locomotive. It was called the "Montezuma" on this day in history.  

Jul 03   In the year 1871 vicente Arregui Garay, composer  

Jul 05   Cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess, dies in the year 1871.  

Jul 05   On this day in history trial against Kiowa chief Satanta (White Bear) & Big Tree, begins  

Jul 06   On this day in history antonio de Castro Alves, Brazilian poet (O navio negreiro), dies at 34  

Jul 08   Clement Harris, composer on this day in history.  

Jul 10   On this day in history marcel Proust, France, novelist (Remembrance of Things Past)  

Jul 10   On this day in history the birth of Marcel Proust, French psychological novelist  

Jul 11   On this day in history stjepan Radic, founder/leader (Croatian Farmers' Party)  

Jul 12   In the year 1871 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.  

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   On this day in history giacomo Balla, Italian painter (Dog at a Rope)  

Jul 20   On this day in history 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   Akos Buttykai, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jul 25   In the year 1871 carousel patents by Wilhelm Schneider, Davenport, Iowa  

Jul 25   Carrousel patented by Wilhelm Schneider, Davenport, Iowa on this day in history.  

Jul 29   [Gregory Efimovich] Rasputin, mad Russian monk on this day in history.  

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   Emanuel Querido, [Joost Mendes], author/publisher in the year 1871.  

Aug 08   On this day in history william Henry Squire, composer  

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

Aug 16   On this day in history zakhary Petrovich Paliashvili, composer  

Aug 18   In the year 1871 johan J Arch, graphic artist (wood cutter)  

Aug 19   Orville Wright, Dayton OH, aviator (Wright Brothers) on this day in history.  

Aug 21   On this day in history leonid N Andrejev, Russian journalist/writer (Red Laugh)  

Aug 27   Theodore Dreiser, US, novelist (Sister Carie, American Tragedy) on this day in history.  

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   Vaclav Horak, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   James Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon, Irish politician (d. 1940) was born in the year 1871.  

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   In the year 1871 birth of paul Guthnick, German astronomer  

Jan 14   Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress (Hofslachter) was born in the year 1871.  

Jan 15   Bertram Shapleigh, composer was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1871

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   Pierre A du Terrail, French writer, dies at 41 in the year 1871.  

Jan 21   On this day in history john J Rochussen, gov-general of Neth-Indies (1845-51), dies at 73  

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

Feb 20   Paul Kane, Irish-born painter (b. 1810) died in the year 1871.  

Feb 26   On this day in history 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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