Historical Events In 1881
Sunday, 27 September 2020
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 On this day in history benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl (Beaconsfield)/novelist, dies
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) on this day in history.
Apr 22 On this day in history alexander Kerensky, Simbirsk, Russian PM (1917)
Apr 23 Claude Carter, South African slow lefty cricketer (1912-22) on this day in history.
Apr 23 Gilbert & Sullivan's opera "Patience" produced in London in the year 1881.
Apr 23 The opera "Patience or Bunthorne's Bride" is produced (London) on this day in history.
Apr 25 In the year 1881 250,000 Germans petition to bar foreign Jews from entering Germany
Apr 25 Hans Windisch, German new testament expert on this day in history.
Apr 27 Ludwig A Benedek, Austrian general, dies at 76 in the year 1881.
Apr 27 In the year 1881 pogroms against Russian Jews start in Elisabethgrad
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 in the year 1881.
May 02 On this day in history 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 In the year 1881 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 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 On this day in history henri-Frederic Amiel, Swiss/French writer (Journal Intime), dies at 59
May 11 In the year 1881 jan van Gilse, composer/resistance fighter (Frau Helga von Staveren)
May 12 In the year 1881 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 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 On this day in history 7th Kentucky Derby: Jim McLaughlin aboard Hindoo wins in 2:40