Historical Events In 1881
Friday, 24 May 2019
Apr 16 In Dodge City, Kansas, Bat Masterson fights his last gun battle on this day in history.
Apr 17 Anton Wildgans, writer on this day in history.
Apr 18 In the year 1881 hermann KJ Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Dr Eisenbart)
Apr 18 On this day in history natural History Museum of South Kensington England opens
Apr 19 Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl (Beaconsfield)/novelist, dies on this day in history.
Apr 20 Nikolai Miaskovsky, Novogeorievsk Poland, composer (Kirov is With Us) in the year 1881.
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) 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 25 250,000 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 In the year 1881 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 in the year 1881.
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 Aleksandr F Kerenski, Russian premier (1917-Prelude to Bolshevism) on this day in history.
May 05 Anit-Jewish rioting in Kiev Ukraine in the year 1881.
May 08 In the year 1881 henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolian monarch
May 10 Lighthouse on Ameland begins operation on this day in history.
May 11 Bedrich Smetana's opera "Libusa," premieres in Prague in the year 1881.
May 11 In the year 1881 henri-Frederic Amiel, Swiss/French writer (Journal Intime), dies at 59
May 11 Jan van Gilse, composer/resistance fighter (Frau Helga von Staveren) on this day in history.
May 12 France sign treaty of protection with Tunisia colony on this day in history.
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 Ed Walsh, pitcher, lowest lifetime ERA (1.82) on this day in history.
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 7th Kentucky Derby: Jim McLaughlin aboard Hindoo wins in 2:40 in the year 1881.