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Historical Events In 1881

Saturday, 19 January 2019

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

May 17   On this day in history revised version of New Testament  

May 18   On this day in history georgi Atanasov, composer  

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

May 21   American Red Cross founded by Clara Barton on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 24   Mikulas Schneider-Trvavsky, composer in the year 1881.  

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

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

May 25   The birth of Bela Bartok, Hungarian composer on this day in history.  

May 27   On this day in history 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 in the year 1881.  

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

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

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

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

Jun 06   Henry Vieuxtemps, Belgian composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Jun 07   On this day in history 15th Belmont: T Costello aboard Saunterer wins in 2:47  

Jun 08   On this day in history prospero Bisquertt, composer  

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

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

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

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

Jun 16   Austria-Hungary & Serbia sign military treaty in the year 1881.  

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

Jun 19   Muhammad Ahmad becomes Mahdi of Sudan in the year 1881.  

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

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  

Jul 01   On this day in history 1st international telephone conversation, Calais, ME-St Stephen, NB  

Jul 01   First international telephone conversation, Calais, ME-St Stephen, NB on this day in history.  

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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   Vajiravudh, King of Thailand (d. 1925) was born in the year 1881.  

Jan 04   Wilhelm Lehmbruck, German painter/poet/sculptor (Seated Youth) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1881 birth of nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer  

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

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   On this day in history death of louis Auguste Blanqui, French political activist (b. 1805)  

Jan 21   On this day in history death of wilhelm Matthias Naeff, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1802)  

Jan 25   Konstantin Thon, Russian architect (b. 1794) died in the year 1881.  

Jan 30   In the year 1881 jaak Nikolaas Lemmens, Flemish composer, dies at 58  

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

Feb 05   On this day in history thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85  

Feb 06   Pieter Mijer, Gov-Gen of Neth Indies (1866-72), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

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