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Historical Events In 1881

Tuesday, 27 October 2020

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   In the year 1881 wladyslaw Sikorski, premier Poland (WW II general)  

May 21   In the year 1881 american Red Cross founded by Clara Barton  

May 21   On this day in history uS Nation Lawn Tennis Association is formed  

May 23   In the year 1881 kit Carson, frontiersman, dies  

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

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

May 25   On this day in history 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 in the year 1881.  

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   On this day in history haarlem-Zandvoort Railway opens  

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   In the year 1881 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   In the year 1881 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jun 19   In the year 1881 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   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   In the year 1881 birth of nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer  

Jan 08   In the year 1881 birth of henrik Shipstead, American politician (d. 1960)  

Jan 09   Giovanni Papini, Italy, writer (Il Diavolo) was born in the year 1881.  

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 in the year 1881.  

Famous Deaths In 1881

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Louis Auguste Blanqui, French political activist (b. 1805) died in the year 1881.  

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

Jan 25   On this day in history 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   Aleksej F Pisemski, Russian writer (Clodhopper), dies at 59 in the year 1881.  

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

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 in the year 1881.  

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