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.