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Historical Events In 1881

Friday, 16 November 2018

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

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

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   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   In the year 1881 canadian ferry Princess Victoria sinks near London Ontario, 200 die  

May 24   In the year 1881 mikulas Schneider-Trvavsky, composer  

May 24   Samuel Palmer, landscape painter, dies on this day in history.  

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

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

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   On this day in history frederik Septimus Kelly, composer  

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

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

Jun 03   On this day in history japanese giant salamander, dies in Dutch zoo at 55; oldest amphibian  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 08   On this day in history prospero Bisquertt, composer  

Jun 12   On this day in history juan de Hernandez, composer  

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   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   On this day in history muhammad Ahmad becomes Mahdi of Sudan  

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   In the year 1881 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   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   Nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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   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 in the year 1881.  

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

Jan 30   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history fredrik Cygnaeus, Finnish poet/literature critic, dies at 73  

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