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Historical Events In 1881

Friday, 17 January 2020

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

Apr 17   On this day in history anton Wildgans, writer  

Apr 18   Hermann KJ Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Dr Eisenbart) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 19   Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl (Beaconsfield)/novelist, dies on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1881 alexander Kerensky, Simbirsk, Russian PM (1917)  

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

Apr 23   In the year 1881 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   In the year 1881 hans Windisch, German new testament expert  

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

Apr 27   Pogroms against Russian Jews start in Elisabethgrad in the year 1881.  

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

May 05   Anit-Jewish rioting in Kiev Ukraine in the year 1881.  

May 08   Henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolian monarch in the year 1881.  

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

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   In the year 1881 tunisia becomes a French protectorate  

May 13   On this day in history 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   In the year 1881 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   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 in the year 1881.  

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

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   In the year 1881 death of louis Auguste Blanqui, French political activist (b. 1805)  

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   On this day in history jaak Nikolaas Lemmens, Flemish composer, dies at 58  

Feb 02   In the year 1881 aleksej F Pisemski, Russian writer (Clodhopper), dies at 59  

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 in the year 1881.  

Feb 07   On this day in history fredrik Cygnaeus, Finnish poet/literature critic, dies at 73  

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