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Historical Events In 1881

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Oct 31   On this day in history metropolitan club plays its last game of its non-league season They win 80 of 151 games (18-43 versus NL teams)  

Nov 01   Jacques F H Perk, Dutch poet (Iris), dies at 22 on this day in history.  

Nov 02   On this day in history dutch New-Malthusiaanse Union forms  

Nov 04   In the year 1881 gena Branscombe, composer  

Nov 05   On this day in history french government-Ferry resigns  

Nov 09   Edwin Drake, Father of the oil industry, drilled the first oil well on this day in history.  

Nov 14   Charles J Guiteau went on trial for Pres Garfield's assassination on this day in history.  

Nov 14   On this day in history charles J Guiteau went on trial for President Garfield's assassination  

Nov 15   American Federation of Labor (AFL) founded (Pittsburgh) on this day in history.  

Nov 15   On this day in history franklin P Adams, Chicago Ill, columnist (Information Please)  

Nov 17   On this day in history thomas Fermor-Hesketh, English 1st baron of Hesketh Dutch/MP  

Nov 18   Percy Lesueur, hockey player/inventor (large goalie glove) on this day in history.  

Nov 19   A meteorite lands near the village of Großliebenthal, southwest of Odessa, Ukraine on this day in history.  

Nov 25   John XXIII, [Angelo Roncalli], Bergamo Italy, 261st pope (1958-63) in the year 1881.  

Nov 28   On this day in history stefan Zweig, Vienna Austria, poet/essayist/dramatist (Beware of Pity)  

Dec 03   In the year 1881 henry M Stanley finds Leopoldville/Kinshasa  

Dec 04   On this day in history erwin von Witzleben, German fieldmarshal (July 20th plot)  

Dec 04   The first edition of the Los Angeles Times is published on this day in history.  

Dec 05   On this day in history 47th Congress (1881-83) convenes  

Dec 07   In the year 1881 julius FA Bahnsen, Ger philosopher (Tragic as Weltgesetz), dies at 51  

Dec 08   Padraic Colum, Irish poet/novelist/poet (Collected Poems) in the year 1881.  

Dec 08   On this day in history vienna's Ring Theater destroyed by fire, kills between 640-850  

Dec 13   In the year 1881 august Senoa, Croatian writer (Kletva [The Curse]), dies at 43  

Dec 15   James Schneider, NY, actor (Keystone Kops) in the year 1881.  

Dec 17   On this day in history aubrey Faulkner, cricketer (great S Afr all-rounder early 20th cent)  

Dec 17   Lewis H Morgan, US ethnologist (Iroquois-indians), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Dec 19   Opera "Hérodiade" is produced (Brussels) in the year 1881.  

Dec 19   On this day in history the opera "Herodiade" is produced (Brussels)  

Dec 20   On this day in history branch Rickey, baseball executive (Dodgers)  

Dec 22   On this day in history enver Pasa, Istanbul Turkey, Turkish politician  

Dec 24   Bronislaw Zygmunt Szulc, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 25   Joseph V McCarthy, baseball manager (NY Yankees) in the year 1881.  

Dec 25   The ship Lord Bute, left Newcastle on Tyne and was not heard of again. It is speculated that she was lost with all hands the following day on this day in history.  

Dec 31   Colin G Fink, US chemist (electro chemistry) in the year 1881.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Wilhelm Lehmbruck, German painter/poet/sculptor (Seated Youth) was born in the year 1881.  

Jan 05   Nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer was born in the year 1881.  

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   Lascelles Abercrombie, English poet/critic (Revaluations) was born in the year 1881.  

Jan 09   On this day in history birth of edouard Beaupré, horse lifter (d. 1904)  

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

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

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

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

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