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Historical Events In 1881

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Apr 16   In Dodge City, Kansas, Bat Masterson fights his last gun battle in the year 1881.  

Apr 17   In the year 1881 anton Wildgans, writer  

Apr 18   On this day in history hermann KJ Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Dr Eisenbart)  

Apr 18   Natural History Museum of South Kensington England opens in the year 1881.  

Apr 19   Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl (Beaconsfield)/novelist, dies in the year 1881.  

Apr 20   Nikolai Miaskovsky, Novogeorievsk Poland, composer (Kirov is With Us) on this day in history.  

Apr 21   In the year 1881 jules-Marie Canneel, Flemish painter/caricaturist (Rocks of Oran)  

Apr 22   Alexander Kerensky, Simbirsk, Russian PM (1917) on this day in history.  

Apr 23   Claude Carter, South African slow lefty cricketer (1912-22) in the year 1881.  

Apr 23   On this day in history gilbert & Sullivan's opera "Patience" produced in London  

Apr 23   On this day in history the opera "Patience or Bunthorne's Bride" is produced (London)  

Apr 25   250,000 Germans petition to bar foreign Jews from entering Germany in the year 1881.  

Apr 25   Hans Windisch, German new testament expert on this day in history.  

Apr 27   Ludwig A Benedek, Austrian general, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Apr 27   On this day in history pogroms against Russian Jews start in Elisabethgrad  

Apr 28   Robert W Ollinger, US warden/last victim of Billy the Kid, dies in the year 1881.  

May 01   Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, France, philosopher/paleontologist in the year 1881.  

May 02   On this day in history portage La Prairie Manitoba, Canadian Pacific Railway starts building its prairie section of track; first sod turned for the CPR as a company line; first rail also laid at Fort William.  

May 03   On this day in history josip Jurcic, Slovic writer (Schone Vida), dies  

May 04   Aleksandr F Kerenski, Russian premier (1917-Prelude to Bolshevism) on this day in history.  

May 05   On this day in history anit-Jewish rioting in Kiev Ukraine  

May 08   In the year 1881 henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolian monarch  

May 10   Lighthouse on Ameland begins operation on this day in history.  

May 11   Bedrich Smetana's opera "Libusa," premieres in Prague in the year 1881.  

May 11   Henri-Frederic Amiel, Swiss/French writer (Journal Intime), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

May 11   Jan van Gilse, composer/resistance fighter (Frau Helga von Staveren) on this day in history.  

May 12   On this day in history france sign treaty of protection with Tunisia colony  

May 12   Treaty of Bardo, Tunisia becomes a French protectorate on this day in history.  

May 12   Tunisia becomes a French protectorate in the year 1881.  

May 13   Ilona Durigo, Hungarian singer on this day in history.  

May 14   On this day in history ed Walsh, pitcher, lowest lifetime ERA (1.82)  

May 16   In the year 1881 world's 1st elec tram goes into service in Lichterfelder (near Berlin)  

May 16   On this day in history world's first elec tram goes into service in Lichterfelder (near Berlin)  

May 17   On this day in history 7th Kentucky Derby: Jim McLaughlin aboard Hindoo wins in 2:40  

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

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

Jan 09   Edouard Beaupré, horse lifter (d. 1904) was born in the year 1881.  

Famous Deaths In 1881

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history death of louis Auguste Blanqui, French political activist (b. 1805)  

Jan 21   On this day in history death of wilhelm Matthias Naeff, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1802)  

Jan 25   In the year 1881 death of konstantin Thon, Russian architect (b. 1794)  

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

Feb 06   In the year 1881 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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