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Historical Events In 1881

Sunday, 28 February 2021

May 17   In the year 1881 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 in the year 1881.  

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   In the year 1881 uS Nation Lawn Tennis Association is formed  

May 23   Kit Carson, frontiersman, dies in the year 1881.  

May 24   In the year 1881 canadian ferry Princess Victoria sinks near London Ontario, 200 die  

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   9th Preakness: T Costello aboard Saunterer wins in 2:40.5 in the year 1881.  

May 27   Rudolf Pannwitz, German writer on this day in history.  

May 29   In the year 1881 frederik Septimus Kelly, composer  

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

Jun 01   Cholera in Egypt on this day in history.  

Jun 01   Fifth cholera pandemic in India, Germany killing 9,000+ people on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1881 henry Vieuxtemps, Belgian composer, dies at 61  

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   On this day in history juan de Hernandez, composer  

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

Jun 14   In the year 1881 player piano patented by John McTammany Jr (Cambridge, Mass)  

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

Jun 16   In the year 1881 austria-Hungary & Serbia sign military treaty  

Jun 18   On this day in history eduard C "Edo" Fimmen, Dutch labor leader  

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

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

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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   On this day in history 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   Edouard Beaupré, horse lifter (d. 1904) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 25   In the year 1881 death of konstantin Thon, Russian architect (b. 1794)  

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

Feb 02   On this day in history aleksej F Pisemski, Russian writer (Clodhopper), dies at 59  

Feb 05   Thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85 in the year 1881.  

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

Feb 07   In the year 1881 fredrik Cygnaeus, Finnish poet/literature critic, dies at 73  

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