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Historical Events In 1881

Monday, 25 March 2019

Feb 07   Fredrik Cygnaeus, Finnish poet/literature critic, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Feb 09   In the year 1881 feodor M Dostoevski, Russian novelist (Crime & Punishment), dies at 59  

Feb 10   Jacques Offenbach's opera "Les Contes d'Hoffman," premieres in Paris in the year 1881.  

Feb 13   In the year 1881 eleanor Farjeon, English writer (Martin Pippin)  

Feb 13   The feminist newspaper La Citoyenne is first published in Paris by the activist Hubertine Auclert on this day in history.  

Feb 14   On this day in history otto Selz, German psychologist  

Feb 15   Canadian Pacific Railway Act receives the Royal Assent. A Royal Charter pursuant to the Act was granted on February 16th - this incorporated the company. The principal terms provided for the payment to the railway of a subsidy of $25,000,000 and 25,000,000 acres of land, plus the railways (Port Arthur-Selkirk-Winnipeg-Emerson and Port Moody-Savona) already contracted for by the government, upon their completion on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 1881 in Montreal Quebec George Stephen signs charter and incorporates Canadian Pacific Railway and in 2001 the company said it will break up into it's parts  

Feb 16   On this day in history maurits H E Uyldert, Dutch poet/writer (Youth of a Poet)  

Feb 19   In the year 1881 armin Knab, German composer (Eichendorff-cycle)  

Feb 19   On this day in history kansas becomes 1st state to prohibit all alcoholic beverages  

Feb 19   In the year 1881 kansas becomes first state to prohibit all alcoholic beverages  

Feb 20   On this day in history pedro Munoz Seca, Spanish playwright (Vengeanza de Don Mendo)  

Feb 21   On this day in history savilly Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player  

Feb 23   In the year 1881 titus [Anno S] Brandsma, Dutch philosopher  

Feb 24   De Lesseps' Co begins work on Panama Canal in the year 1881.  

Feb 24   De Lesseps' Company begins work on Panama Canal on this day in history.  

Feb 25   William Foster, Mass, Communist Pres candidate (1924,28,32) in the year 1881.  

Feb 26   In the year 1881 -27] Natal: British troops under gen-major Colley occupy Majuba Hill  

Feb 26   Natal British troops under General-Major Colley occupy Majuba Hill on this day in history.  

Feb 26   SS Ceylon begins first round-the-world cruise from Liverpool on this day in history.  

Feb 27   In the year 1881 battle at Amajuba, S Afr: Boers vs Brit army under Gen Colley  

Feb 27   Battle at Amajuba, South Africa Boers vs British army under General Colley on this day in history.  

Feb 27   In the year 1881 george Colley, British governor of Natal/general, dies in battle at 46  

Feb 27   Luitzen [Bertus] Brouwers, Dutch mathematician on this day in history.  

Mar 04   On this day in history california becomes 1st state to pass plant quarantine legislation  

Mar 04   California becomes first state to pass plant quarantine legislation on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Holmes & Watson begin "A Study in Scarlet", first case together on this day in history.  

Mar 04   In the year 1881 james A Garfield inaugurated as 20th President  

Mar 04   On this day in history south African President Kruger accepts ceasefire  

Mar 09   In the year 1881 enver Pasja, Turkish general/politician  

Mar 12   Andrew Watson makes his Scotland debut as the world's first black international football player and captain in the year 1881.  

Mar 12   Daniel Webster Hoan, Wisc (Mayor-Socialist-Milwaukee) in the year 1881.  

Mar 13   Alexander II, Tsar of Russia, assassinated at 62 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1881

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of carry van Bridges, [de Haan], Dutch author (Heleen, Eva)  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of vajiravudh, King of Thailand (d. 1925)  

Jan 04   Wilhelm Lehmbruck, German painter/poet/sculptor (Seated Youth) was born in the year 1881.  

Jan 05   Nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer was born in the year 1881.  

Jan 08   Henrik Shipstead, American politician (d. 1960) was born in the year 1881.  

Jan 09   Giovanni Papini, Italy, writer (Il Diavolo) was born in the year 1881.  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of lascelles Abercrombie, English poet/critic (Revaluations)  

Jan 09   In the year 1881 birth of edouard Beaupré, horse lifter (d. 1904)  

Famous Deaths In 1881

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Louis Auguste Blanqui, French political activist (b. 1805) died on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Wilhelm Matthias Naeff, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1802) died on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1881 death of konstantin Thon, Russian architect (b. 1794)  

Jan 30   On this day in history jaak Nikolaas Lemmens, Flemish composer, dies at 58  

Feb 02   Aleksej F Pisemski, Russian writer (Clodhopper), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1881 thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85  

Feb 06   Pieter Mijer, Gov-Gen of Neth Indies (1866-72), dies at 68 in the year 1881.  

Feb 07   Fredrik Cygnaeus, Finnish poet/literature critic, dies at 73 in the year 1881.  

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