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Historical Events In 1881

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Aug 12   The birth of Cecil B. De Mille, Hollywood producer/director on this day in history.  

Aug 13   Henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congolese monarch in the year 1881.  

Aug 13   Jacqueline [Pierrette] R van Stuwe, [Eline v S], Dutch author on this day in history.  

Aug 18   Hermann Karl Josef Zilcher, composer in the year 1881.  

Aug 19   Georges Enesco, [or Enescu], Romania, composer (Romanian Dances) in the year 1881.  

Aug 19   Joseph Labitzky, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Aug 20   Edgar Albert Guest, Detroit Mich, poet/newspaperman in the year 1881.  

Aug 23   In the year 1881 louis Schelfhout, Dutch painter/graphic artist  

Aug 27   In the year 1881 hurricane hits Florida & Carolinas; about 700 die  

Aug 28   On this day in history arne Eggen, composer  

Aug 29   On this day in history edvin Kallstenius, composer  

Aug 31   1st US men's single tennis championships (Newport, RI) on this day in history.  

Sep 03   In the year 1881 1st US Mens Tennis: Richard D Sears beats William E Glyn (60 63 62)  

Sep 05   Otto Bauer, Austrian social-democrat in the year 1881.  

Sep 06   On this day in history charlie Dell, NYC, actor (Pickle in the Middle)  

Sep 07   Constantly WL Scheurleer, Dutch archaeologist/banker/art expert in the year 1881.  

Sep 07   In the year 1881 sidney Clopton Lanier, composer, dies at 39  

Sep 08   On this day in history w Frederik K, prince of Netherlands/general/admiral, dies at 84  

Sep 09   Egyptian military coup under colonel Arab "El Wahid" on this day in history.  

Sep 11   Triple landslides bury Elm Switz in the year 1881.  

Sep 12   On this day in history daniel Jones, England phoneticist (English pronouncing dictionary)  

Sep 13   On this day in history ambrose Everett Burnside, US Union general, dies at 57  

Sep 13   In the year 1881 lewis Latimer invents & patents electric lamp with a carbon filament  

Sep 15   On this day in history ettore Arco Isidoro Bugatti, Milan, race car builder (Amaz Bugattis)  

Sep 18   Chicago Tribune reports on a televide experiment on this day in history.  

Sep 18   In the year 1881 chicago Tribune reports on a televideo experiment  

Sep 19   In the year 1881 james A Garfield, 20th president (1881), dies of gunshot wound at 49  

Sep 20   On this day in history chester A Arthur sworn in as 21st president  

Sep 20   Chester A Arthur sworn in as president in the year 1881.  

Sep 20   Walter Kingsford, Redhill England, actor (My Favorite Blonde) in the year 1881.  

Sep 24   In the year 1881 henry Morton Stanley signs contract with Congo monarch  

Sep 24   In the year 1881 luigi Ferdinando Casamorata, composer, dies at 74  

Sep 27   In the year 1881 chicago Cubs beat Troy 10-8 before record small "crowd" of 12  

Sep 27   Ernest Samuel Williams, composer on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of vajiravudh, King of Thailand (d. 1925)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of wilhelm Lehmbruck, German painter/poet/sculptor (Seated Youth)  

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

Jan 08   Henrik Shipstead, American politician (d. 1960) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history 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   Jaak Nikolaas Lemmens, Flemish composer, dies at 58 in the year 1881.  

Feb 02   Aleksej F Pisemski, Russian writer (Clodhopper), dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85  

Feb 06   On this day in history 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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