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Historical Events In 1871

Tuesday, 17 September 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   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   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   Clement Harris, composer in the year 1871.  

Jul 10   Marcel Proust, France, novelist (Remembrance of Things Past) in the year 1871.  

Jul 10   The birth of Marcel Proust, French psychological novelist on this day in history.  

Jul 11   Stjepan Radic, founder/leader (Croatian Farmers' Party) on this day in history.  

Jul 12   On this day in history 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 in the year 1871.  

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

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   In the year 1871 british Columbia becomes 6th Canadian province  

Jul 20   On this day in history 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   In the year 1871 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   On this day in history oskar Fried, composer  

Aug 03   On this day in history vernon Louis Parrington, author (Romantic Revolution, Pulitzer 1928)  

Aug 06   Emanuel Querido, [Joost Mendes], author/publisher on this day in history.  

Aug 08   William Henry Squire, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 13   In the year 1871 karl Liebknecht, German revolutionary marxist (Sparta Party)  

Aug 16   In the year 1871 zakhary Petrovich Paliashvili, composer  

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

Aug 19   In the year 1871 orville Wright, Dayton OH, aviator (Wright Brothers)  

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

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

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 in the year 1871.  

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 in the year 1871.  

Jan 08   James Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon, Irish politician (d. 1940) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1871 birth of charles Kortright, British(?) cricket player  

Jan 10   Enrica Freiin von Handel-Manzetti, Austrian author (Jesse & Maria) was born in the year 1871.  

Jan 12   On this day in history 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 in the year 1871.  

Famous Deaths In 1871

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   Pierre A du Terrail, French writer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1871 john J Rochussen, gov-general of Neth-Indies (1845-51), dies at 73  

Jan 29   In the year 1871 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   On this day in history death of paul Kane, Irish-born painter (b. 1810)  

Feb 26   Charles Niellon, Belgian brigade general, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Mar 18   On this day in history death of augustus De Morgan, Indian-born British mathematician and logician (b. 1806)  

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