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Historical Events In 1881

Monday, 19 November 2018

Feb 07   In the year 1881 fredrik Cygnaeus, Finnish poet/literature critic, dies at 73  

Feb 09   On this day in history 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   Eleanor Farjeon, English writer (Martin Pippin) in the year 1881.  

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

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 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 16   Maurits H E Uyldert, Dutch poet/writer (Youth of a Poet) in the year 1881.  

Feb 19   Armin Knab, German composer (Eichendorff-cycle) in the year 1881.  

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

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

Feb 20   Pedro Munoz Seca, Spanish playwright (Vengeanza de Don Mendo) in the year 1881.  

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

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

Feb 24   In the year 1881 de Lesseps' Co begins work on Panama Canal  

Feb 24   In the year 1881 de Lesseps' Company begins work on Panama Canal  

Feb 25   William Foster, Mass, Communist Pres candidate (1924,28,32) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 26   Natal British troops under General-Major Colley occupy Majuba Hill in the year 1881.  

Feb 26   On this day in history sS Ceylon begins first round-the-world cruise from Liverpool  

Feb 27   Battle at Amajuba, S Afr: Boers vs Brit army under Gen Colley in the year 1881.  

Feb 27   Battle at Amajuba, South Africa Boers vs British army under General Colley in the year 1881.  

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 in the year 1881.  

Mar 04   California becomes 1st state to pass plant quarantine legislation on this day in history.  

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

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

Mar 04   On this day in history james A Garfield inaugurated as 20th President  

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

Mar 09   Enver Pasja, Turkish general/politician on this day in history.  

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   Carry van Bridges, [de Haan], Dutch author (Heleen, Eva) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Vajiravudh, King of Thailand (d. 1925) was born in the year 1881.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of wilhelm Lehmbruck, German painter/poet/sculptor (Seated Youth)  

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   In the year 1881 birth of giovanni Papini, Italy, writer (Il Diavolo)  

Jan 09   Lascelles Abercrombie, English poet/critic (Revaluations) was born in the year 1881.  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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 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   In the year 1881 jaak Nikolaas Lemmens, Flemish composer, dies at 58  

Feb 02   On this day in history aleksej F Pisemski, Russian writer (Clodhopper), dies at 59  

Feb 05   Thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85 in the year 1881.  

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 on this day in history.  

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