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Historical Events In 1881

Thursday, 22 November 2018

Mar 13   Balthazar H Verhagen, Neth/South African dramatist/writer in the year 1881.  

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   Emory Upton, US Union gen-maj (Selma), commits suicide at 42 in the year 1881.  

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   Kristian Elster, Norwegian author (Less bror Harris) in the year 1881.  

Mar 18   Barnum & Bailey's Greatest Show on Earth opens (MSG) in the year 1881.  

Mar 18   On this day in history oliver Seibert, hall of fame hockey player (elected 1963)  

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

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   Nikolay Rubinstein, composer, dies at 45 in the year 1881.  

Mar 24   In the year 1881 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   On this day in history thessaly is freed and becomes part of Greece again.  

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   On this day in history gaetano Gaspari, composer, dies at 73  

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

Apr 03   Alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53) in the year 1881.  

Apr 04   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 08   Fernand Lamy, composer in the year 1881.  

Apr 11   On this day in history harvey Bartlett Gaul, composer  

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

Apr 11   On this day in history 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   Edward Frederick Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax/ambassador to US (1940-46) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1881.  

Jan 05   Nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer was born in the year 1881.  

Jan 08   In the year 1881 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   In the year 1881 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   On this day in history death of konstantin Thon, Russian architect (b. 1794)  

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

Feb 02   In the year 1881 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   Pieter Mijer, Gov-Gen of Neth Indies (1866-72), dies at 68 in the year 1881.  

Feb 07   In the year 1881 fredrik Cygnaeus, Finnish poet/literature critic, dies at 73  

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