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Historical Events In 1881

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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   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   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   Jules-Marie Canneel, Flemish painter/caricaturist (Rocks of Oran) in the year 1881.  

Apr 22   Alexander Kerensky, Simbirsk, Russian PM (1917) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 23   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 250,000 Germans petition to bar foreign Jews from entering Germany  

Apr 25   Hans Windisch, German new testament expert in the year 1881.  

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

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

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

May 11   In the year 1881 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   In the year 1881 treaty of Bardo, Tunisia becomes a French protectorate  

May 12   Tunisia becomes a French protectorate in the year 1881.  

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

May 14   On this day in history ed Walsh, pitcher, lowest lifetime ERA (1.82)  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1881 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   On this day in history birth of nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer  

Jan 08   In the year 1881 birth of henrik Shipstead, American politician (d. 1960)  

Jan 09   Giovanni Papini, Italy, writer (Il Diavolo) was born in the year 1881.  

Jan 09   Lascelles Abercrombie, English poet/critic (Revaluations) was born on this day in history.  

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   Wilhelm Matthias Naeff, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1802) died in the year 1881.  

Jan 25   Konstantin Thon, Russian architect (b. 1794) died on this day in history.  

Jan 30   In the year 1881 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   In the year 1881 thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85  

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

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

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