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Historical Events In 1881

Sunday, 27 September 2020

Apr 16   In Dodge City, Kansas, Bat Masterson fights his last gun battle on this day in history.  

Apr 17   Anton Wildgans, writer on this day in history.  

Apr 18   In the year 1881 hermann KJ Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Dr Eisenbart)  

Apr 18   On this day in history natural History Museum of South Kensington England opens  

Apr 19   On this day in history benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl (Beaconsfield)/novelist, dies  

Apr 20   In the year 1881 nikolai Miaskovsky, Novogeorievsk Poland, composer (Kirov is With Us)  

Apr 21   Jules-Marie Canneel, Flemish painter/caricaturist (Rocks of Oran) on this day in history.  

Apr 22   On this day in history alexander Kerensky, Simbirsk, Russian PM (1917)  

Apr 23   Claude Carter, South African slow lefty cricketer (1912-22) on this day in history.  

Apr 23   Gilbert & Sullivan's opera "Patience" produced in London in the year 1881.  

Apr 23   The opera "Patience or Bunthorne's Bride" is produced (London) on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 27   Ludwig A Benedek, Austrian general, dies at 76 in the year 1881.  

Apr 27   In the year 1881 pogroms against Russian Jews start in Elisabethgrad  

Apr 28   In the year 1881 robert W Ollinger, US warden/last victim of Billy the Kid, dies  

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   In the year 1881 josip Jurcic, Slovic writer (Schone Vida), dies  

May 04   In the year 1881 aleksandr F Kerenski, Russian premier (1917-Prelude to Bolshevism)  

May 05   In the year 1881 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   On this day in history henri-Frederic Amiel, Swiss/French writer (Journal Intime), dies at 59  

May 11   In the year 1881 jan van Gilse, composer/resistance fighter (Frau Helga von Staveren)  

May 12   In the year 1881 france sign treaty of protection with Tunisia colony  

May 12   On this day in history treaty of Bardo, Tunisia becomes a French protectorate  

May 12   In the year 1881 tunisia becomes a French protectorate  

May 13   On this day in history ilona Durigo, Hungarian singer  

May 14   Ed Walsh, pitcher, lowest lifetime ERA (1.82) on this day in history.  

May 16   On this day in history world's 1st elec tram goes into service in Lichterfelder (near Berlin)  

May 16   World's first elec tram goes into service in Lichterfelder (near Berlin) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of wilhelm Lehmbruck, German painter/poet/sculptor (Seated Youth)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer  

Jan 08   Henrik Shipstead, American politician (d. 1960) was born on this day in history.  

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 Beaupré, 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 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   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   Thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85 in the year 1881.  

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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