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Historical Events In 1881

Friday, 18 January 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   Jacques F H Perk, Dutch poet (Iris), dies at 22 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 04   Gena Branscombe, composer on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1881.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

Nov 15   In the year 1881 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   A meteorite lands near the village of Großliebenthal, southwest of Odessa, Ukraine on this day in history.  

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

Nov 28   Stefan Zweig, Vienna Austria, poet/essayist/dramatist (Beware of Pity) in the year 1881.  

Dec 03   Henry M Stanley finds Leopoldville/Kinshasa on this day in history.  

Dec 04   Erwin von Witzleben, German fieldmarshal (July 20th plot) in the year 1881.  

Dec 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1881 padraic Colum, Irish poet/novelist/poet (Collected Poems)  

Dec 08   On this day in history 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   James Schneider, NY, actor (Keystone Kops) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Dec 22   Enver Pasa, Istanbul Turkey, Turkish politician on this day in history.  

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   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   Colin G Fink, US chemist (electro chemistry) on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of wilhelm Lehmbruck, German painter/poet/sculptor (Seated Youth)  

Jan 05   In the year 1881 birth of nikolay Andreyevich Roslavets, composer  

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

Jan 09   Giovanni Papini, Italy, writer (Il Diavolo) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history death of louis Auguste Blanqui, French political activist (b. 1805)  

Jan 21   In the year 1881 death of wilhelm Matthias Naeff, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1802)  

Jan 25   Konstantin Thon, Russian architect (b. 1794) died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 02   Aleksej F Pisemski, Russian writer (Clodhopper), dies at 59 in the year 1881.  

Feb 05   In the year 1881 thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85  

Feb 06   On this day in history 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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