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Historical Events In 1881

Tuesday, 27 July 2021

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

Feb 09   Feodor M Dostoevski, Russian novelist (Crime & Punishment), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Feb 10   On this day in history jacques Offenbach's opera "Les Contes d'Hoffman," premieres in Paris  

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 in the year 1881.  

Feb 14   In the year 1881 otto Selz, German psychologist  

Feb 15   On this day in history 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.  

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   Maurits H E Uyldert, Dutch poet/writer (Youth of a Poet) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 19   Kansas becomes 1st state to prohibit all alcoholic beverages in the year 1881.  

Feb 19   Kansas becomes first state to prohibit all alcoholic beverages in the year 1881.  

Feb 20   Pedro Munoz Seca, Spanish playwright (Vengeanza de Don Mendo) on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1881.  

Feb 26   In the year 1881 natal British troops under General-Major Colley occupy Majuba Hill  

Feb 26   SS Ceylon begins first round-the-world cruise from Liverpool in the year 1881.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   South African President Kruger accepts ceasefire on this day in history.  

Mar 09   On this day in history enver Pasja, Turkish general/politician  

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

Mar 12   Daniel Webster Hoan, Wisc (Mayor-Socialist-Milwaukee) on this day in history.  

Mar 13   Alexander II, Tsar of Russia, assassinated at 62 in the year 1881.  

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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 in the year 1881.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1881 birth of nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1881 birth of giovanni Papini, Italy, writer (Il Diavolo)  

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

Jan 09   In the year 1881 birth of edouard BeauprĂ©, 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   In the year 1881 death of wilhelm Matthias Naeff, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1802)  

Jan 25   On this day in history death of konstantin Thon, Russian architect (b. 1794)  

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   Thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85 on this day in history.  

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

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

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