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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)  

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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 in the year 1881.  

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   Nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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 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 in the year 1881.  

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   In the year 1881 thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85  

Feb 06   In the year 1881 pieter Mijer, Gov-Gen of Neth Indies (1866-72), dies at 68  

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

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