Historical Events In 1881
Wednesday, 16 January 2019
Apr 16 In Dodge City, Kansas, Bat Masterson fights his last gun battle in the year 1881.
Apr 17 Anton Wildgans, writer on this day in history.
Apr 18 Hermann KJ Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Dr Eisenbart) in the year 1881.
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 In the year 1881 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) in the year 1881.
Apr 23 Claude Carter, South African slow lefty cricketer (1912-22) on this day in history.
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 25 250,000 Germans petition to bar foreign Jews from entering Germany in the year 1881.
Apr 25 On this day in history hans Windisch, German new testament expert
Apr 27 On this day in history ludwig A Benedek, Austrian general, dies at 76
Apr 27 In the year 1881 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 In the year 1881 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.
May 03 Josip Jurcic, Slovic writer (Schone Vida), dies in the year 1881.
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 On this day in history henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolian monarch
May 10 Lighthouse on Ameland begins operation in the year 1881.
May 11 Bedrich Smetana's opera "Libusa," premieres in Prague in the year 1881.
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 France sign treaty of protection with Tunisia colony in the year 1881.
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 On this day in history ilona Durigo, Hungarian singer
May 14 In the year 1881 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 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 in the year 1881.