Historical Events In 1881
Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Mar 13 Balthazar H Verhagen, Neth/South African dramatist/writer on this day in history.
Mar 13 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 in the year 1881.
Mar 15 In the year 1881 emory Upton, US Union gen-maj (Selma), commits suicide at 42
Mar 16 Barnum & Bailey Circus debuts in the year 1881.
Mar 16 Modest P Mussorgsky, Russian composer (Boris Godunov), dies at 42 in the year 1881.
Mar 17 Kristian Elster, Norwegian author (Less bror Harris) in the year 1881.
Mar 18 In the year 1881 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 in the year 1881.
Mar 23 Boers & Britain sign peace accord; end 1st Boer war on this day in history.
Mar 23 On this day in history boers & Britain sign peace accord; end first Boer war
Mar 23 On this day in history gas lamp sets fire to Nice France opera house; 70 die
Mar 23 Hermann Staudinger, Germany, chemist/plastics researcher (Nobel '53) on this day in history.
Mar 23 In the year 1881 nikolay Rubinstein, composer, dies at 45
Mar 24 On this day in history friedrich Hecker, German revolutionary republic politician, dies at 69
Mar 25 In the year 1881 bĂ©la Bartok, Hungary, composer/pianist (Concerto for Orchestra)
Mar 26 Thessaly is freed and becomes part of Greece again on this day in history.
Mar 27 In the year 1881 rioting takes place in Basingstoke in protest against the daily vociferous promotion of rigid Temperance by the Salvation Army.
Mar 28 In the year 1881 greatest Show On Earth was formed by PT Barnum & James A Bailey
Mar 28 On this day in history modest Petrovich Mussorgsky, composer, dies at 42 [OS=Mar 16]
Mar 31 In the year 1881 gaetano Gaspari, composer, dies at 73
Apr 01 In the year 1881 anti-Jewish riots in Jerusalem
Apr 03 Alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53) in the year 1881.
Apr 04 In the year 1881 charles Funk, Ohio, Encylopediest (Funk & Wagnalls)
Apr 05 Transvaal regains independence under British suzerainty on this day in history.
Apr 07 In the year 1881 pierre Napoleon Bonaparte, Corsican MP, dies at 65
Apr 08 On this day in history fernand Lamy, composer
Apr 11 On this day in history harvey Bartlett Gaul, composer
Apr 11 Kristian Mandrup Elster, Norwegian author (Torn Trondal), dies at 40 in the year 1881.
Apr 11 In the year 1881 river ferry "Princess Victoria" sinks in Thames River Ont, 180 die
Apr 14 In the year 1881 anton Wildgans, Austrian writer/director (Burg Theater)
Apr 14 The Four Dead in Five Seconds Gunfight erupts in El Paso, Texas in the year 1881.
Apr 16 On this day in history edward Frederick Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax/ambassador to US (1940-46)
Apr 16 George William Martin, composer, dies at 56 in the year 1881.