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Historical Events In 1881

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

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

Apr 17   On this day in history anton Wildgans, writer  

Apr 18   In the year 1881 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   On this day in history nikolai Miaskovsky, Novogeorievsk Poland, composer (Kirov is With Us)  

Apr 21   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Apr 23   In the year 1881 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 in the year 1881.  

Apr 27   On this day in history ludwig A Benedek, Austrian general, dies at 76  

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

Apr 28   Robert W Ollinger, US warden/last victim of Billy the Kid, dies on this day in history.  

May 01   In the year 1881 pierre Teilhard de Chardin, France, philosopher/paleontologist  

May 02   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 on this day in history.  

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

May 04   On this day in history aleksandr F Kerenski, Russian premier (1917-Prelude to Bolshevism)  

May 05   In the year 1881 anit-Jewish rioting in Kiev Ukraine  

May 08   On this day in history henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolian monarch  

May 10   Lighthouse on Ameland begins operation in the year 1881.  

May 11   On this day in history bedrich Smetana's opera "Libusa," premieres in Prague  

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

May 11   Jan van Gilse, composer/resistance fighter (Frau Helga von Staveren) in the year 1881.  

May 12   France sign treaty of protection with Tunisia colony on this day in history.  

May 12   In the year 1881 treaty of Bardo, Tunisia becomes a French protectorate  

May 12   Tunisia becomes a French protectorate on this day in history.  

May 13   Ilona Durigo, Hungarian singer in the year 1881.  

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

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

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

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

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of vajiravudh, King of Thailand (d. 1925)  

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 in the year 1881.  

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   On this day in history birth of lascelles Abercrombie, English poet/critic (Revaluations)  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of edouard Beaupré, horse lifter (d. 1904)  

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   In the year 1881 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   Thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   Pieter Mijer, Gov-Gen of Neth Indies (1866-72), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   Fredrik Cygnaeus, Finnish poet/literature critic, dies at 73 in the year 1881.  

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