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Historical Events In 1881

Friday, 10 April 2020

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

Feb 09   Feodor M Dostoevski, Russian novelist (Crime & Punishment), dies at 59 in the year 1881.  

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

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

Feb 19   On this day in history 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   Savilly Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Titus [Anno S] Brandsma, Dutch philosopher in the year 1881.  

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

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

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   In the year 1881 sS Ceylon begins first round-the-world cruise from Liverpool  

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

Feb 27   On this day in history 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   In the year 1881 luitzen [Bertus] Brouwers, Dutch mathematician  

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

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

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 in the year 1881.  

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

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

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   Carry van Bridges, [de Haan], Dutch author (Heleen, Eva) was born in the year 1881.  

Jan 01   In the year 1881 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   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   In the year 1881 birth of lascelles Abercrombie, English poet/critic (Revaluations)  

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   In the year 1881 death of louis Auguste Blanqui, French political activist (b. 1805)  

Jan 21   On this day in history 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   In the year 1881 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   On this day in history thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85  

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

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

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