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Historical Events In 1881

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Feb 07   On this day in history fredrik Cygnaeus, Finnish poet/literature critic, dies at 73  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   On this day in history eleanor Farjeon, English writer (Martin Pippin)  

Feb 13   The feminist newspaper La Citoyenne is first published in Paris by the activist Hubertine Auclert in the year 1881.  

Feb 14   Otto Selz, German psychologist in the year 1881.  

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   On this day in history 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   Armin Knab, German composer (Eichendorff-cycle) on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Kansas becomes 1st state to prohibit all alcoholic beverages on this day in history.  

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

Feb 20   In the year 1881 pedro Munoz Seca, Spanish playwright (Vengeanza de Don Mendo)  

Feb 21   Savilly Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player on this day in history.  

Feb 23   On this day in history titus [Anno S] Brandsma, Dutch philosopher  

Feb 24   On this day in history de Lesseps' Co begins work on Panama Canal  

Feb 24   On this day in history de Lesseps' Company begins work on Panama Canal  

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

Feb 26   -27] Natal: British troops under gen-major Colley occupy Majuba Hill on this day in history.  

Feb 26   On this day in history natal British troops under General-Major Colley occupy Majuba Hill  

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

Feb 27   Battle at Amajuba, S Afr: Boers vs Brit army under Gen Colley on this day in history.  

Feb 27   In the year 1881 battle at Amajuba, South Africa Boers vs British army under General Colley  

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

Feb 27   On this day in history luitzen [Bertus] Brouwers, Dutch mathematician  

Mar 04   California becomes 1st state to pass plant quarantine legislation in the year 1881.  

Mar 04   California becomes first state to pass plant quarantine legislation in the year 1881.  

Mar 04   In the year 1881 holmes & Watson begin "A Study in Scarlet", first case together  

Mar 04   James A Garfield inaugurated as 20th President on this day in history.  

Mar 04   In the year 1881 south African President Kruger accepts ceasefire  

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

Mar 12   On this day in history andrew Watson makes his Scotland debut as the world's first black international football player and captain.  

Mar 12   In the year 1881 daniel Webster Hoan, Wisc (Mayor-Socialist-Milwaukee)  

Mar 13   On this day in history alexander II, Tsar of Russia, assassinated at 62  

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Famous Birthdays In 1881

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1881 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of henrik Shipstead, American politician (d. 1960)  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of giovanni Papini, Italy, writer (Il Diavolo)  

Jan 09   In the year 1881 birth of lascelles Abercrombie, English poet/critic (Revaluations)  

Jan 09   Edouard Beaupré, horse lifter (d. 1904) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1881

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Louis Auguste Blanqui, French political activist (b. 1805) died in the year 1881.  

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

Jan 25   Konstantin Thon, Russian architect (b. 1794) died in the year 1881.  

Jan 30   Jaak Nikolaas Lemmens, Flemish composer, dies at 58 in the year 1881.  

Feb 02   Aleksej F Pisemski, Russian writer (Clodhopper), dies at 59 in the year 1881.  

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

Feb 06   On this day in history pieter Mijer, Gov-Gen of Neth Indies (1866-72), dies at 68  

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

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