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Historical Events In 1881

Sunday, 09 May 2021

May 17   On this day in history frederick Douglass appointed recorder of deeds for Washington DC  

May 17   Revised version of New Testament in the year 1881.  

May 18   Georgi Atanasov, composer on this day in history.  

May 20   Wladyslaw Sikorski, premier Poland (WW II general) on this day in history.  

May 21   On this day in history american Red Cross founded by Clara Barton  

May 21   In the year 1881 uS Nation Lawn Tennis Association is formed  

May 23   In the year 1881 kit Carson, frontiersman, dies  

May 24   Canadian ferry Princess Victoria sinks near London Ontario, 200 die in the year 1881.  

May 24   Mikulas Schneider-Trvavsky, composer on this day in history.  

May 24   Samuel Palmer, landscape painter, dies in the year 1881.  

May 24   The Canadian ferry Princess Victoria sinks near London, Ontario, killing 200 passengers in the year 1881.  

May 25   In the year 1881 the birth of Bela Bartok, Hungarian composer  

May 27   In the year 1881 9th Preakness: T Costello aboard Saunterer wins in 2:40.5  

May 27   On this day in history rudolf Pannwitz, German writer  

May 29   Frederik Septimus Kelly, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 01   In the year 1881 bell Phone opens 1st Dutch telephone exchange  

Jun 01   In the year 1881 cholera in Egypt  

Jun 01   In the year 1881 fifth cholera pandemic in India, Germany killing 9,000+ people  

Jun 02   Haarlem-Zandvoort Railway opens on this day in history.  

Jun 03   Japanese giant salamander, dies in Dutch zoo at 55; oldest amphibian in the year 1881.  

Jun 04   Clara Blandick, actress (Huckleberry Finn, Romance, Tom Sawyer) on this day in history.  

Jun 06   In the year 1881 henry Vieuxtemps, Belgian composer, dies at 61  

Jun 07   15th Belmont: T Costello aboard Saunterer wins in 2:47 in the year 1881.  

Jun 08   Prospero Bisquertt, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 12   Juan de Hernandez, composer in the year 1881.  

Jun 13   The USS Jeannette is crushed in an Arctic Ocean ice pack on this day in history.  

Jun 14   Player piano patented by John McTammany Jr (Cambridge, Mass) on this day in history.  

Jun 14   In the year 1881 player piano patented by John McTammany, Jr, Cambridge, Mass  

Jun 16   In the year 1881 austria-Hungary & Serbia sign military treaty  

Jun 18   Eduard C "Edo" Fimmen, Dutch labor leader in the year 1881.  

Jun 19   Muhammad Ahmad becomes Mahdi of Sudan on this day in history.  

Jun 24   200 drown as train runs off bridge near Cuautla Mexico in the year 1881.  

Jun 29   Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Diuturnum illud on this day in history.  

Jun 30   On this day in history henry Highland Garnet, named minister to Liberia  

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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   In the year 1881 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 on this day in history.  

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   Lascelles Abercrombie, English poet/critic (Revaluations) was born in the year 1881.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 25   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85 on this day in history.  

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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