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.