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Historical Events In 1881

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

Sep 27   Chicago Cubs beat Troy 10-8 before record small "crowd" of 12 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 28   Henry Geehl, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 29   Ludwig von Mises, Austrian Economist in the year 1881.  

Oct 01   Frantisek Matej Hilmar, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1881.  

Oct 01   Leonid Leonidovich Sabaneyev, composer in the year 1881.  

Oct 02   On this day in history fred Barlow, composer  

Oct 03   Ludomir Michal Rogowski, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 04   Edward Leveaux patents automatic player piano in the year 1881.  

Oct 04   The player piano was invented by Edward Leveaux of Sussex, England, who received a patent for it this day on this day in history.  

Oct 04   [Heinrich A H] Walther von Brauchitsch, German fieldmarshal on this day in history.  

Oct 05   On this day in history otto V Kuusinen, Fin/Rus communist pres of Karelo-Finnish SR (1940-56)  

Oct 08   Haiphong typhoon in Vietnam killing 300,000 people on this day in history.  

Oct 11   In the year 1881 david Houston patents roll film for cameras  

Oct 11   On this day in history stark Young, US critic/writer (So Red the Rose)  

Oct 12   Carlos Lopez Buchardo, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 12   Henry M Stanley signs contract with Congo monarch in the year 1881.  

Oct 13   On this day in history george Bacovia, [Vasiliu], Romanian poet/composer/painter  

Oct 13   Revival of Hebrew language as Eliezer Ben-Yehuda & friends agree to use Hebrew exclusively in their conversations in the year 1881.  

Oct 14   In the year 1881 eyemouth Fishing Disaster, known locally as 'Disaster Day', some 129 men and boys, one in three of the Berwickshire town's fishermen lost their lives in a hurricane  

Oct 15   1st American fishing magazine, American Angler published in the year 1881.  

Oct 15   In the year 1881 p G Wodehouse, British-American writer (Stiff Upper Lip Jeeves)  

Oct 15   The birth of Sir P.G Wodehouse, Novelist, creator of 'Jeeves and Wooster' on this day in history.  

Oct 15   The first American fishing magazine, American Angler published in the year 1881.  

Oct 22   On this day in history boston Symphony Orchestra gives its 1st concert  

Oct 22   In the year 1881 janis Cimze, composer, dies at 67  

Oct 24   In the year 1881 levi P Morton, US ambas to France drives 1st rivet in Stat of Liberty  

Oct 24   Paulus B Barth, Swiss painter/lithographer in the year 1881.  

Oct 25   On this day in history pablo Picasso, Malaga Spain, artist (3 Dancers, Guernica)  

Oct 25   On this day in history the birth of Pablo Picasso, Spanish painter and sculptor  

Oct 25   Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday & Clanton engage in "Shootout at OK Corral" on this day in history.  

Oct 26   In the year 1881 billy Clanton, brother of Ike, dies  

Oct 26   In the year 1881 gunfight at OK Corral, in Tombstone, Az  

Oct 26   Margaret Wycherly, London England, actress (Keeper of the Flame) on this day in history.  

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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   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   On this day in history birth of nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer  

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

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

Jan 21   Wilhelm Matthias Naeff, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1802) died in the year 1881.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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