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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.  

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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 in the year 1881.  

Jan 01   Vajiravudh, King of Thailand (d. 1925) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of giovanni Papini, Italy, writer (Il Diavolo)  

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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1881

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Louis Auguste Blanqui, French political activist (b. 1805) died on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1881 jaak Nikolaas Lemmens, Flemish composer, dies at 58  

Feb 02   On this day in history aleksej F Pisemski, Russian writer (Clodhopper), dies at 59  

Feb 05   On this day in history thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85  

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

Feb 07   In the year 1881 fredrik Cygnaeus, Finnish poet/literature critic, dies at 73  

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