Historical Events In 1881
Thursday, 21 November 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 On this day in history hermann KJ Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Dr Eisenbart)
Apr 18 Natural History Museum of South Kensington England opens on this day in history.
Apr 19 In the year 1881 benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl (Beaconsfield)/novelist, dies
Apr 20 Nikolai Miaskovsky, Novogeorievsk Poland, composer (Kirov is With Us) in the year 1881.
Apr 21 Jules-Marie Canneel, Flemish painter/caricaturist (Rocks of Oran) on this day in history.
Apr 22 In the year 1881 alexander Kerensky, Simbirsk, Russian PM (1917)
Apr 23 On this day in history claude Carter, South African slow lefty cricketer (1912-22)
Apr 23 On this day in history gilbert & Sullivan's opera "Patience" produced in London
Apr 23 In the year 1881 the opera "Patience or Bunthorne's Bride" is produced (London)
Apr 25 In the year 1881 250,000 Germans petition to bar foreign Jews from entering Germany
Apr 25 On this day in history hans Windisch, German new testament expert
Apr 27 In the year 1881 ludwig A Benedek, Austrian general, dies at 76
Apr 27 On this day in history pogroms against Russian Jews start in Elisabethgrad
Apr 28 On this day in history robert W Ollinger, US warden/last victim of Billy the Kid, dies
May 01 Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, France, philosopher/paleontologist on this day in history.
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 in the year 1881.
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 Henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolian monarch on this day in history.
May 10 In the year 1881 lighthouse on Ameland begins operation
May 11 In the year 1881 bedrich Smetana's opera "Libusa," premieres in Prague
May 11 Henri-Frederic Amiel, Swiss/French writer (Journal Intime), dies at 59 in the year 1881.
May 11 On this day in history jan van Gilse, composer/resistance fighter (Frau Helga von Staveren)
May 12 On this day in history 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 Tunisia becomes a French protectorate on this day in history.
May 13 In the year 1881 ilona Durigo, Hungarian singer
May 14 On this day in history ed Walsh, pitcher, lowest lifetime ERA (1.82)
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 In the year 1881 7th Kentucky Derby: Jim McLaughlin aboard Hindoo wins in 2:40