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Historical Events In 1881

Tuesday, 25 June 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 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 14   On this day in history 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   In the year 1881 kansas becomes first state to prohibit all alcoholic beverages  

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

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

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   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   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 in the year 1881.  

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 in the year 1881.  

Feb 27   George Colley, British governor of Natal/general, dies in battle at 46 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Mar 04   On this day in history holmes & Watson begin "A Study in Scarlet", first case together  

Mar 04   In the year 1881 james A Garfield inaugurated as 20th President  

Mar 04   South African President Kruger accepts ceasefire in the year 1881.  

Mar 09   Enver Pasja, Turkish general/politician in the year 1881.  

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   On this day in history daniel Webster Hoan, Wisc (Mayor-Socialist-Milwaukee)  

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   On this day in history birth of carry van Bridges, [de Haan], Dutch author (Heleen, Eva)  

Jan 01   Vajiravudh, King of Thailand (d. 1925) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Wilhelm Lehmbruck, German painter/poet/sculptor (Seated Youth) was born on this day in history.  

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   Giovanni Papini, Italy, writer (Il Diavolo) was born in the year 1881.  

Jan 09   Lascelles Abercrombie, English poet/critic (Revaluations) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Edouard Beaupré, horse lifter (d. 1904) was born in the year 1881.  

Famous Deaths In 1881

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history death of louis Auguste Blanqui, French political activist (b. 1805)  

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

Jan 25   In the year 1881 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 in the year 1881.  

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

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

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

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