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Historical Events In 1871

Thursday, 24 September 2020

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   On this day in history cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess, dies  

Jul 05   Trial against Kiowa chief Satanta (White Bear) & Big Tree, begins in the year 1871.  

Jul 06   In the year 1871 antonio de Castro Alves, Brazilian poet (O navio negreiro), dies at 34  

Jul 08   In the year 1871 clement Harris, composer  

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   Tad Lincoln, son of U.S. president Abraham Lincoln on this day in history.  

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

Jul 20   British Columbia becomes 6th Canadian province in the year 1871.  

Jul 20   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 in the year 1871.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jul 25   Carrousel patented by Wilhelm Schneider, Davenport, Iowa in the year 1871.  

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

Aug 01   In the year 1871 oskar Fried, composer  

Aug 03   In the year 1871 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   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   On this day in history johan J Arch, graphic artist (wood cutter)  

Aug 19   Orville Wright, Dayton OH, aviator (Wright Brothers) in the year 1871.  

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

Aug 27   In the year 1871 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 on this day in history.  

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   Frederick Shepherd Converse, Newton Mass, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Émile Borel, French mathematician and politician (d. 1956) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of james Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon, Irish politician (d. 1940)  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   Paul Guthnick, German astronomer was born on this day in history.  

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   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   Heinrich Engelhard Steinweg, piano manufacturer (Steinway & Sons) (b. 1797) died in the year 1871.  

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   In the year 1871 death of augustus De Morgan, Indian-born British mathematician and logician (b. 1806)  

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