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Historical Events In 1881

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

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

May 17   Revised version of New Testament in the year 1881.  

May 18   On this day in history georgi Atanasov, composer  

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   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 on this day in history.  

May 24   Samuel Palmer, landscape painter, dies in the year 1881.  

May 24   The Canadian ferry Princess Victoria sinks near London, Ontario, killing 200 passengers on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1881.  

May 27   In the year 1881 rudolf Pannwitz, German writer  

May 29   On this day in history frederik Septimus Kelly, composer  

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

Jun 02   On this day in history haarlem-Zandvoort Railway opens  

Jun 03   Japanese giant salamander, dies in Dutch zoo at 55; oldest amphibian on this day in history.  

Jun 04   On this day in history clara Blandick, actress (Huckleberry Finn, Romance, Tom Sawyer)  

Jun 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1881 juan de Hernandez, composer  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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   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   Henry Highland Garnet, named minister to Liberia on this day in history.  

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   Carry van Bridges, [de Haan], Dutch author (Heleen, Eva) was born in the year 1881.  

Jan 01   In the year 1881 birth of vajiravudh, King of Thailand (d. 1925)  

Jan 04   In the year 1881 birth of wilhelm Lehmbruck, German painter/poet/sculptor (Seated Youth)  

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

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history jaak Nikolaas Lemmens, Flemish composer, dies at 58  

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

Feb 05   Thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 07   Fredrik Cygnaeus, Finnish poet/literature critic, dies at 73 in the year 1881.  

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