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Historical Events In 1871

Saturday, 23 March 2019

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   On this day in history vicente Arregui Garay, composer  

Jul 05   Cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess, dies on this day in history.  

Jul 05   Trial against Kiowa chief Satanta (White Bear) & Big Tree, begins on this day in history.  

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

Jul 10   In the year 1871 the birth of Marcel Proust, French psychological novelist  

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 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   Lyonel C A Feininger, US cartoonist/painter in the year 1871.  

Jul 18   In the year 1871 giacomo Balla, Italian painter (Dog at a Rope)  

Jul 20   British Columbia becomes 6th Canadian province on this day in history.  

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   Akos Buttykai, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jul 29   [Gregory Efimovich] Rasputin, mad Russian monk in the year 1871.  

Aug 01   Oskar Fried, composer on this day in history.  

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

Aug 06   Emanuel Querido, [Joost Mendes], author/publisher in the year 1871.  

Aug 08   William Henry Squire, composer in the year 1871.  

Aug 13   On this day in history 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   On this day in history orville Wright, Dayton OH, aviator (Wright Brothers)  

Aug 21   Leonid N Andrejev, Russian journalist/writer (Red Laugh) in the year 1871.  

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   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   Charles Kortright, British(?) cricket player was born in the year 1871.  

Jan 10   In the year 1871 birth of enrica Freiin von Handel-Manzetti, Austrian author (Jesse & Maria)  

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of paul Guthnick, German astronomer  

Jan 14   On this day in history birth of pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress (Hofslachter)  

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   On this day in history pierre A du Terrail, French writer, dies at 41  

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

Jan 29   Philippe-Joseph Aubert de Gaspé, French Canadian writer and Seigneur (b. 1786) died in the year 1871.  

Feb 01   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 26   In the year 1871 charles Niellon, Belgian brigade general, dies at 76  

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

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