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Historical Events In 1881

Monday, 16 May 2022

Apr 16   On this day in history in Dodge City, Kansas, Bat Masterson fights his last gun battle.  

Apr 17   Anton Wildgans, writer in the year 1881.  

Apr 18   Hermann KJ Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Dr Eisenbart) on this day in history.  

Apr 18   Natural History Museum of South Kensington England opens in the year 1881.  

Apr 19   In the year 1881 benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl (Beaconsfield)/novelist, dies  

Apr 20   Nikolai Miaskovsky, Novogeorievsk Poland, composer (Kirov is With Us) on this day in history.  

Apr 21   On this day in history jules-Marie Canneel, Flemish painter/caricaturist (Rocks of Oran)  

Apr 22   On this day in history alexander Kerensky, Simbirsk, Russian PM (1917)  

Apr 23   On this day in history claude Carter, South African slow lefty cricketer (1912-22)  

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   In the year 1881 250,000 Germans petition to bar foreign Jews from entering Germany  

Apr 25   In the year 1881 hans Windisch, German new testament expert  

Apr 27   Ludwig A Benedek, Austrian general, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Josip Jurcic, Slovic writer (Schone Vida), dies on this day in history.  

May 04   In the year 1881 aleksandr F Kerenski, Russian premier (1917-Prelude to Bolshevism)  

May 05   Anit-Jewish rioting in Kiev Ukraine in the year 1881.  

May 08   On this day in history henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolian monarch  

May 10   Lighthouse on Ameland begins operation on this day in history.  

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   Jan van Gilse, composer/resistance fighter (Frau Helga von Staveren) in the year 1881.  

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   On this day in history tunisia becomes a French protectorate  

May 13   Ilona Durigo, Hungarian singer on this day in history.  

May 14   Ed Walsh, pitcher, lowest lifetime ERA (1.82) on this day in history.  

May 16   World's 1st elec tram goes into service in Lichterfelder (near Berlin) on this day in history.  

May 16   World's first elec tram goes into service in Lichterfelder (near Berlin) in the year 1881.  

May 17   On this day in history 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   In the year 1881 birth of carry van Bridges, [de Haan], Dutch author (Heleen, Eva)  

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

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   On this day in history birth of lascelles Abercrombie, English poet/critic (Revaluations)  

Jan 09   Edouard Beaupré, horse lifter (d. 1904) was born in the year 1881.  

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 in the year 1881.  

Jan 25   In the year 1881 death of konstantin Thon, Russian architect (b. 1794)  

Jan 30   On this day in history jaak Nikolaas Lemmens, Flemish composer, dies at 58  

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

Feb 07   Fredrik Cygnaeus, Finnish poet/literature critic, dies at 73 in the year 1881.  

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