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Historical Events In 1881

Friday, 14 August 2020

May 17   In the year 1881 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   In the year 1881 wladyslaw Sikorski, premier Poland (WW II general)  

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

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

May 23   Kit Carson, frontiersman, dies on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history samuel Palmer, landscape painter, dies  

May 24   On this day in history the Canadian ferry Princess Victoria sinks near London, Ontario, killing 200 passengers  

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   Rudolf Pannwitz, German writer on this day in history.  

May 29   Frederik Septimus Kelly, composer in the year 1881.  

Jun 01   Bell Phone opens 1st Dutch telephone exchange in the year 1881.  

Jun 01   Cholera in Egypt on this day in history.  

Jun 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1881 clara Blandick, actress (Huckleberry Finn, Romance, Tom Sawyer)  

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

Jun 07   On this day in history 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   The USS Jeannette is crushed in an Arctic Ocean ice pack in the year 1881.  

Jun 14   Player piano patented by John McTammany Jr (Cambridge, Mass) in the year 1881.  

Jun 14   Player piano patented by John McTammany, Jr, Cambridge, Mass in the year 1881.  

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

Jun 18   Eduard C "Edo" Fimmen, Dutch labor leader on this day in history.  

Jun 19   In the year 1881 muhammad Ahmad becomes Mahdi of Sudan  

Jun 24   On this day in history 200 drown as train runs off bridge near Cuautla Mexico  

Jun 29   Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Diuturnum illud in the year 1881.  

Jun 30   Henry Highland Garnet, named minister to Liberia in the year 1881.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1881

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of carry van Bridges, [de Haan], Dutch author (Heleen, Eva)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Henrik Shipstead, American politician (d. 1960) was born in the year 1881.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 09   Edouard Beaupré, horse lifter (d. 1904) was born in the year 1881.  

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   In the year 1881 death of wilhelm Matthias Naeff, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1802)  

Jan 25   Konstantin Thon, Russian architect (b. 1794) died on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1881.  

Feb 07   Fredrik Cygnaeus, Finnish poet/literature critic, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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