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Historical Events In 1881

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Mar 13   On this day in history 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   Emory Upton, US Union gen-maj (Selma), commits suicide at 42 on this day in history.  

Mar 16   On this day in history barnum & Bailey Circus debuts  

Mar 16   In the year 1881 modest P Mussorgsky, Russian composer (Boris Godunov), dies at 42  

Mar 17   In the year 1881 kristian Elster, Norwegian author (Less bror Harris)  

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

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

Mar 21   In the year 1881 hermann Sandby, composer  

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

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

Mar 27   On this day in history 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   Gaetano Gaspari, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Apr 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1881 transvaal regains independence under British suzerainty  

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

Apr 08   Fernand Lamy, composer on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Apr 16   On this day in history 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   In the year 1881 birth of carry van Bridges, [de Haan], Dutch author (Heleen, Eva)  

Jan 01   Vajiravudh, King of Thailand (d. 1925) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Wilhelm Lehmbruck, German painter/poet/sculptor (Seated Youth) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of giovanni Papini, Italy, writer (Il Diavolo)  

Jan 09   Lascelles Abercrombie, English poet/critic (Revaluations) was born in the year 1881.  

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 in the year 1881.  

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

Jan 30   In the year 1881 jaak Nikolaas Lemmens, Flemish composer, dies at 58  

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

Feb 05   In the year 1881 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 in the year 1881.  

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