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Historical Events In 1881

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

May 17   In the year 1881 frederick Douglass appointed recorder of deeds for Washington DC  

May 17   In the year 1881 revised version of New Testament  

May 18   In the year 1881 georgi Atanasov, composer  

May 20   On this day in history wladyslaw Sikorski, premier Poland (WW II general)  

May 21   In the year 1881 american Red Cross founded by Clara Barton  

May 21   US Nation Lawn Tennis Association is formed in the year 1881.  

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 in the year 1881.  

May 24   In the year 1881 samuel Palmer, landscape painter, dies  

May 24   The Canadian ferry Princess Victoria sinks near London, Ontario, killing 200 passengers on this day in history.  

May 25   The birth of Bela Bartok, Hungarian composer in the year 1881.  

May 27   9th Preakness: T Costello aboard Saunterer wins in 2:40.5 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1881.  

Jun 03   Japanese giant salamander, dies in Dutch zoo at 55; oldest amphibian on this day in history.  

Jun 04   Clara Blandick, actress (Huckleberry Finn, Romance, Tom Sawyer) in the year 1881.  

Jun 06   Henry Vieuxtemps, Belgian composer, dies at 61 in the year 1881.  

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

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

Jun 12   In the year 1881 juan de Hernandez, composer  

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

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

Jun 14   On this day in history player piano patented by John McTammany, Jr, Cambridge, Mass  

Jun 16   Austria-Hungary & Serbia sign military treaty on this day in history.  

Jun 18   In the year 1881 eduard C "Edo" Fimmen, Dutch labor leader  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 29   On this day in history pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Diuturnum illud  

Jun 30   Henry Highland Garnet, named minister to Liberia on this day in history.  

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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   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 in the year 1881.  

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 in the year 1881.  

Jan 09   Lascelles Abercrombie, English poet/critic (Revaluations) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 09   In the year 1881 birth of edouard Beaupré, horse lifter (d. 1904)  

Famous Deaths In 1881

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Louis Auguste Blanqui, French political activist (b. 1805) died in the year 1881.  

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

Feb 02   In the year 1881 aleksej F Pisemski, Russian writer (Clodhopper), dies at 59  

Feb 05   In the year 1881 thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85  

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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