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Historical Events In 1881

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

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   In the year 1881 hermann KJ Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Dr Eisenbart)  

Apr 18   In the year 1881 natural History Museum of South Kensington England opens  

Apr 19   Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl (Beaconsfield)/novelist, dies in the year 1881.  

Apr 20   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history 250,000 Germans petition to bar foreign Jews from entering Germany  

Apr 25   Hans Windisch, German new testament expert in the year 1881.  

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

Apr 27   Pogroms against Russian Jews start in Elisabethgrad in the year 1881.  

Apr 28   Robert W Ollinger, US warden/last victim of Billy the Kid, dies in the year 1881.  

May 01   On this day in history pierre Teilhard de Chardin, France, philosopher/paleontologist  

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   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   On this day in history anit-Jewish rioting in Kiev Ukraine  

May 08   Henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolian monarch in the year 1881.  

May 10   On this day in history lighthouse on Ameland begins operation  

May 11   Bedrich Smetana's opera "Libusa," premieres in Prague on this day in history.  

May 11   Henri-Frederic Amiel, Swiss/French writer (Journal Intime), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

May 11   On this day in history 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   Tunisia becomes a French protectorate on this day in history.  

May 13   Ilona Durigo, Hungarian singer in the year 1881.  

May 14   In the year 1881 ed Walsh, pitcher, lowest lifetime ERA (1.82)  

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) in the year 1881.  

May 17   In the year 1881 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   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 in the year 1881.  

Jan 04   Wilhelm Lehmbruck, German painter/poet/sculptor (Seated Youth) was born in the year 1881.  

Jan 05   Nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Henrik Shipstead, American politician (d. 1960) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of edouard Beaupré, horse lifter (d. 1904)  

Famous Deaths In 1881

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   Konstantin Thon, Russian architect (b. 1794) died in the year 1881.  

Jan 30   Jaak Nikolaas Lemmens, Flemish composer, dies at 58 in the year 1881.  

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   On this day in history fredrik Cygnaeus, Finnish poet/literature critic, dies at 73  

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