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Historical Events In 1881

Friday, 23 October 2020

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

Mar 13   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1881 kristian Elster, Norwegian author (Less bror Harris)  

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

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   Boers & Britain sign peace accord; end 1st Boer war in the year 1881.  

Mar 23   In the year 1881 boers & Britain sign peace accord; end first Boer war  

Mar 23   In the year 1881 gas lamp sets fire to Nice France opera house; 70 die  

Mar 23   In the year 1881 hermann Staudinger, Germany, chemist/plastics researcher (Nobel '53)  

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   On this day in history bĂ©la Bartok, Hungary, composer/pianist (Concerto for Orchestra)  

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 in the year 1881.  

Mar 28   In the year 1881 greatest Show On Earth was formed by PT Barnum & James A Bailey  

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

Mar 31   Gaetano Gaspari, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 03   Alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53) on this day in history.  

Apr 04   In the year 1881 charles Funk, Ohio, Encylopediest (Funk & Wagnalls)  

Apr 05   Transvaal regains independence under British suzerainty in the year 1881.  

Apr 07   Pierre Napoleon Bonaparte, Corsican MP, dies at 65 in the year 1881.  

Apr 08   Fernand Lamy, composer in the year 1881.  

Apr 11   Harvey Bartlett Gaul, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 11   Kristian Mandrup Elster, Norwegian author (Torn Trondal), dies at 40 on this day in history.  

Apr 11   River ferry "Princess Victoria" sinks in Thames River Ont, 180 die on this day in history.  

Apr 14   Anton Wildgans, Austrian writer/director (Burg Theater) on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1881.  

Apr 16   George William Martin, composer, dies at 56 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 in the year 1881.  

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   On this day in history birth of henrik Shipstead, American politician (d. 1960)  

Jan 09   In the year 1881 birth of giovanni Papini, Italy, writer (Il Diavolo)  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of lascelles Abercrombie, English poet/critic (Revaluations)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Wilhelm Matthias Naeff, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1802) died in the year 1881.  

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

Jan 30   On this day in history jaak Nikolaas Lemmens, Flemish composer, dies at 58  

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

Feb 05   In the year 1881 thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85  

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

Feb 07   Fredrik Cygnaeus, Finnish poet/literature critic, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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