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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  

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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 in the year 1881.  

Jan 01   In the year 1881 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   Nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1881 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   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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1881.  

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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