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Historical Events In 1881

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Oct 31   Metropolitan club plays its last game of its non-league season They win 80 of 151 games (18-43 versus NL teams) in the year 1881.  

Nov 01   In the year 1881 jacques F H Perk, Dutch poet (Iris), dies at 22  

Nov 02   In the year 1881 dutch New-Malthusiaanse Union forms  

Nov 04   Gena Branscombe, composer in the year 1881.  

Nov 05   French government-Ferry resigns in the year 1881.  

Nov 09   Edwin Drake, Father of the oil industry, drilled the first oil well in the year 1881.  

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

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) in the year 1881.  

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

Nov 17   Thomas Fermor-Hesketh, English 1st baron of Hesketh Dutch/MP in the year 1881.  

Nov 18   Percy Lesueur, hockey player/inventor (large goalie glove) in the year 1881.  

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

Nov 25   On this day in history john XXIII, [Angelo Roncalli], Bergamo Italy, 261st pope (1958-63)  

Nov 28   In the year 1881 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   In the year 1881 the first edition of the Los Angeles Times is published.  

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

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

Dec 08   On this day in history padraic Colum, Irish poet/novelist/poet (Collected Poems)  

Dec 08   Vienna's Ring Theater destroyed by fire, kills between 640-850 on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 17   On this day in history 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   Opera "Hérodiade" is produced (Brussels) in the year 1881.  

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

Dec 20   In the year 1881 branch Rickey, baseball executive (Dodgers)  

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

Dec 24   In the year 1881 bronislaw Zygmunt Szulc, composer  

Dec 25   In the year 1881 joseph V McCarthy, baseball manager (NY Yankees)  

Dec 25   In the year 1881 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   Carry van Bridges, [de Haan], Dutch author (Heleen, Eva) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   In the year 1881 birth of vajiravudh, King of Thailand (d. 1925)  

Jan 04   Wilhelm Lehmbruck, German painter/poet/sculptor (Seated Youth) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   Henrik Shipstead, American politician (d. 1960) was born in the year 1881.  

Jan 09   In the year 1881 birth of giovanni Papini, Italy, writer (Il Diavolo)  

Jan 09   In the year 1881 birth of lascelles Abercrombie, English poet/critic (Revaluations)  

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

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

Feb 05   In the year 1881 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   On this day in history fredrik Cygnaeus, Finnish poet/literature critic, dies at 73  

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