Historical Events In 1881
Friday, 17 January 2020
Apr 16 In the year 1881 in Dodge City, Kansas, Bat Masterson fights his last gun battle.
Apr 17 On this day in history anton Wildgans, writer
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 Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl (Beaconsfield)/novelist, dies on this day in history.
Apr 20 On this day in history nikolai Miaskovsky, Novogeorievsk Poland, composer (Kirov is With Us)
Apr 21 On this day in history jules-Marie Canneel, Flemish painter/caricaturist (Rocks of Oran)
Apr 22 In the year 1881 alexander Kerensky, Simbirsk, Russian PM (1917)
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 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 in the year 1881.
Apr 27 Pogroms against Russian Jews start in Elisabethgrad in the year 1881.
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 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 On this day in history josip Jurcic, Slovic writer (Schone Vida), dies
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 Henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolian monarch in the year 1881.
May 10 In the year 1881 lighthouse on Ameland begins operation
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.