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Historical Events In 1881

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

Mar 13   In the year 1881 balthazar H Verhagen, Neth/South African dramatist/writer  

Mar 13   In the year 1881 in Russia, Czar Alexander II is killed near the Winter Palace by a hand-bomb thrown by a member of the "People’s Will," a militant wing of the Narodniki movement, which advocated socialist reform in Russia and the elimination of the central government  

Mar 15   On this day in history emory Upton, US Union gen-maj (Selma), commits suicide at 42  

Mar 16   In the year 1881 barnum & Bailey Circus debuts  

Mar 16   Modest P Mussorgsky, Russian composer (Boris Godunov), dies at 42 on this day in history.  

Mar 17   On this day in history kristian Elster, Norwegian author (Less bror Harris)  

Mar 18   On this day in history barnum & Bailey's Greatest Show on Earth opens (MSG)  

Mar 18   Oliver Seibert, hall of fame hockey player (elected 1963) on this day in history.  

Mar 21   Hermann Sandby, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 23   On this day in history boers & Britain sign peace accord; end 1st Boer war  

Mar 23   Boers & Britain sign peace accord; end first Boer war in the year 1881.  

Mar 23   Gas lamp sets fire to Nice France opera house; 70 die in the year 1881.  

Mar 23   Hermann Staudinger, Germany, chemist/plastics researcher (Nobel '53) on this day in history.  

Mar 23   Nikolay Rubinstein, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

Mar 24   Friedrich Hecker, German revolutionary republic politician, dies at 69 on this day in history.  

Mar 25   BĂ©la Bartok, Hungary, composer/pianist (Concerto for Orchestra) on this day in history.  

Mar 26   In the year 1881 thessaly is freed and becomes part of Greece again.  

Mar 27   Rioting takes place in Basingstoke in protest against the daily vociferous promotion of rigid Temperance by the Salvation Army on this day in history.  

Mar 28   Greatest Show On Earth was formed by PT Barnum & James A Bailey in the year 1881.  

Mar 28   In the year 1881 modest Petrovich Mussorgsky, composer, dies at 42 [OS=Mar 16]  

Mar 31   In the year 1881 gaetano Gaspari, composer, dies at 73  

Apr 01   Anti-Jewish riots in Jerusalem on this day in history.  

Apr 03   In the year 1881 alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53)  

Apr 04   Charles Funk, Ohio, Encylopediest (Funk & Wagnalls) in the year 1881.  

Apr 05   Transvaal regains independence under British suzerainty on this day in history.  

Apr 07   Pierre Napoleon Bonaparte, Corsican MP, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Apr 08   Fernand Lamy, composer in the year 1881.  

Apr 11   Harvey Bartlett Gaul, composer in the year 1881.  

Apr 11   In the year 1881 kristian Mandrup Elster, Norwegian author (Torn Trondal), dies at 40  

Apr 11   In the year 1881 river ferry "Princess Victoria" sinks in Thames River Ont, 180 die  

Apr 14   On this day in history anton Wildgans, Austrian writer/director (Burg Theater)  

Apr 14   The Four Dead in Five Seconds Gunfight erupts in El Paso, Texas on this day in history.  

Apr 16   Edward Frederick Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax/ambassador to US (1940-46) on this day in history.  

Apr 16   On this day in history george William Martin, composer, dies at 56  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1881 birth of wilhelm Lehmbruck, German painter/poet/sculptor (Seated Youth)  

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   Giovanni Papini, Italy, writer (Il Diavolo) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1881 birth of lascelles Abercrombie, English poet/critic (Revaluations)  

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

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   On this day in history death of wilhelm Matthias Naeff, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1802)  

Jan 25   Konstantin Thon, Russian architect (b. 1794) died in the year 1881.  

Jan 30   Jaak Nikolaas Lemmens, Flemish composer, dies at 58 in the year 1881.  

Feb 02   On this day in history aleksej F Pisemski, Russian writer (Clodhopper), dies at 59  

Feb 05   Thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85 in the year 1881.  

Feb 06   On this day in history 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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