Historical Events In 1881
Monday, 20 May 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) on this day in history.
Nov 01 Jacques F H Perk, Dutch poet (Iris), dies at 22 on this day in history.
Nov 02 In the year 1881 dutch New-Malthusiaanse Union forms
Nov 04 On this day in history gena Branscombe, composer
Nov 05 French government-Ferry resigns in the year 1881.
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 Charles J Guiteau went on trial for President Garfield's assassination in the year 1881.
Nov 15 In the year 1881 american Federation of Labor (AFL) founded (Pittsburgh)
Nov 15 On this day in history franklin P Adams, Chicago Ill, columnist (Information Please)
Nov 17 In the year 1881 thomas Fermor-Hesketh, English 1st baron of Hesketh Dutch/MP
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 John XXIII, [Angelo Roncalli], Bergamo Italy, 261st pope (1958-63) on this day in history.
Nov 28 On this day in history stefan Zweig, Vienna Austria, poet/essayist/dramatist (Beware of Pity)
Dec 03 Henry M Stanley finds Leopoldville/Kinshasa on this day in history.
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 47th Congress (1881-83) convenes in the year 1881.
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 Vienna's Ring Theater destroyed by fire, kills between 640-850 on this day in history.
Dec 13 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Dec 19 The opera "Herodiade" is produced (Brussels) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1881 bronislaw Zygmunt Szulc, composer
Dec 25 Joseph V McCarthy, baseball manager (NY Yankees) in the year 1881.
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 In the year 1881 colin G Fink, US chemist (electro chemistry)