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Historical Events In 1881

Saturday, 23 March 2019

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

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   Emory Upton, US Union gen-maj (Selma), commits suicide at 42 on this day in history.  

Mar 16   Barnum & Bailey Circus debuts in the year 1881.  

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

Mar 18   In the year 1881 oliver Seibert, hall of fame hockey player (elected 1963)  

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

Mar 23   In the year 1881 boers & Britain sign peace accord; end 1st Boer war  

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

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) in the year 1881.  

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

Mar 24   Friedrich Hecker, German revolutionary republic politician, dies at 69 in the year 1881.  

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   Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky, composer, dies at 42 [OS=Mar 16] on this day in history.  

Mar 31   Gaetano Gaspari, composer, dies at 73 in the year 1881.  

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 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   On this day in history river ferry "Princess Victoria" sinks in Thames River Ont, 180 die  

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 in the year 1881.  

Apr 16   In the year 1881 edward Frederick Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax/ambassador to US (1940-46)  

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   On this day in history birth of vajiravudh, King of Thailand (d. 1925)  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1881 birth of nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer  

Jan 08   In the year 1881 birth of henrik Shipstead, American politician (d. 1960)  

Jan 09   Giovanni Papini, Italy, writer (Il Diavolo) was born in the year 1881.  

Jan 09   Lascelles Abercrombie, English poet/critic (Revaluations) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Edouard BeauprĂ©, horse lifter (d. 1904) was born on this day in history.  

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   Wilhelm Matthias Naeff, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1802) died on this day in history.  

Jan 25   Konstantin Thon, Russian architect (b. 1794) died on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Jaak Nikolaas Lemmens, Flemish composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

Feb 02   Aleksej F Pisemski, Russian writer (Clodhopper), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85  

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 on this day in history.  

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