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Historical Events In 1881

Wednesday, 29 January 2020

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

Nov 01   Jacques F H Perk, Dutch poet (Iris), dies at 22 in the year 1881.  

Nov 02   Dutch New-Malthusiaanse Union forms in the year 1881.  

Nov 04   In the year 1881 gena Branscombe, composer  

Nov 05   In the year 1881 french government-Ferry resigns  

Nov 09   In the year 1881 edwin Drake, Father of the oil industry, drilled the first oil well.  

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

Nov 14   In the year 1881 charles J Guiteau went on trial for President Garfield's assassination  

Nov 15   American Federation of Labor (AFL) founded (Pittsburgh) in the year 1881.  

Nov 15   In the year 1881 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) on this day in history.  

Nov 28   Stefan Zweig, Vienna Austria, poet/essayist/dramatist (Beware of Pity) on this day in history.  

Dec 03   On this day in history henry M Stanley finds Leopoldville/Kinshasa  

Dec 04   Erwin von Witzleben, German fieldmarshal (July 20th plot) on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 07   Julius FA Bahnsen, Ger philosopher (Tragic as Weltgesetz), dies at 51 on this day in history.  

Dec 08   In the year 1881 padraic Colum, Irish poet/novelist/poet (Collected Poems)  

Dec 08   In the year 1881 vienna's Ring Theater destroyed by fire, kills between 640-850  

Dec 13   August Senoa, Croatian writer (Kletva [The Curse]), dies at 43 on this day in history.  

Dec 15   In the year 1881 james Schneider, NY, actor (Keystone Kops)  

Dec 17   In the year 1881 aubrey Faulkner, cricketer (great S Afr all-rounder early 20th cent)  

Dec 17   On this day in history lewis H Morgan, US ethnologist (Iroquois-indians), dies at 62  

Dec 19   In the year 1881 opera "Hérodiade" is produced (Brussels)  

Dec 19   The opera "Herodiade" is produced (Brussels) in the year 1881.  

Dec 20   Branch Rickey, baseball executive (Dodgers) in the year 1881.  

Dec 22   In the year 1881 enver Pasa, Istanbul Turkey, Turkish politician  

Dec 24   Bronislaw Zygmunt Szulc, composer in the year 1881.  

Dec 25   On this day in history joseph V McCarthy, baseball manager (NY Yankees)  

Dec 25   On this day in history 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.  

Dec 31   On this day in history colin G Fink, US chemist (electro chemistry)  

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

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history death of wilhelm Matthias Naeff, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1802)  

Jan 25   On this day in history death of konstantin Thon, Russian architect (b. 1794)  

Jan 30   In the year 1881 jaak Nikolaas Lemmens, Flemish composer, dies at 58  

Feb 02   On this day in history aleksej F Pisemski, Russian writer (Clodhopper), dies at 59  

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

Feb 06   On this day in history 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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