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Historical Events In 1881

Thursday, 06 May 2021

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

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   Eleanor Farjeon, English writer (Martin Pippin) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1881.  

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

Feb 19   On this day in history armin Knab, German composer (Eichendorff-cycle)  

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

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   Savilly Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player in the year 1881.  

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 in the year 1881.  

Feb 25   On this day in history william Foster, Mass, Communist Pres candidate (1924,28,32)  

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

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   George Colley, British governor of Natal/general, dies in battle at 46 on this day in history.  

Feb 27   In the year 1881 luitzen [Bertus] Brouwers, Dutch mathematician  

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   On this day in history holmes & Watson begin "A Study in Scarlet", first case together  

Mar 04   James A Garfield inaugurated as 20th President in the year 1881.  

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

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 in the year 1881.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1881 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   Lascelles Abercrombie, English poet/critic (Revaluations) was born in the year 1881.  

Jan 09   On this day in history 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   Wilhelm Matthias Naeff, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1802) died in the year 1881.  

Jan 25   On this day in history 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 in the year 1881.  

Feb 05   Thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   In the year 1881 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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