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Historical Events In 1881

Tuesday, 23 July 2019

May 17   Frederick Douglass appointed recorder of deeds for Washington DC on this day in history.  

May 17   Revised version of New Testament on this day in history.  

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

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   Kit Carson, frontiersman, dies in the year 1881.  

May 24   On this day in history canadian ferry Princess Victoria sinks near London Ontario, 200 die  

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

May 24   On this day in history 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 in the year 1881.  

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 in the year 1881.  

Jun 01   Bell Phone opens 1st Dutch telephone exchange on this day in history.  

Jun 02   In the year 1881 haarlem-Zandvoort Railway opens  

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) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1881 prospero Bisquertt, composer  

Jun 12   Juan de Hernandez, composer on this day in history.  

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) 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 in the year 1881.  

Jun 18   On this day in history 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 in the year 1881.  

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

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

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

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

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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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of henrik Shipstead, American politician (d. 1960)  

Jan 09   In the year 1881 birth of giovanni Papini, Italy, writer (Il Diavolo)  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of lascelles Abercrombie, English poet/critic (Revaluations)  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of edouard Beaupré, horse lifter (d. 1904)  

Famous Deaths In 1881

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1881 death of louis Auguste Blanqui, French political activist (b. 1805)  

Jan 21   Wilhelm Matthias Naeff, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1802) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 30   Jaak Nikolaas Lemmens, Flemish composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.  

Feb 02   Aleksej F Pisemski, Russian writer (Clodhopper), dies at 59 in the year 1881.  

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

Feb 06   In the year 1881 pieter Mijer, Gov-Gen of Neth Indies (1866-72), dies at 68  

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

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