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Historical Events In 1881

Monday, 25 March 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 05   On this day in history french government-Ferry resigns  

Nov 09   On this day in history edwin Drake, Father of the oil industry, drilled the first oil well.  

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

Nov 14   Charles J Guiteau went on trial for President Garfield's assassination in the year 1881.  

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   In the year 1881 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   In the year 1881 a meteorite lands near the village of Großliebenthal, southwest of Odessa, Ukraine.  

Nov 25   In the year 1881 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   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   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   In the year 1881 julius FA Bahnsen, Ger philosopher (Tragic as Weltgesetz), dies at 51  

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 in the year 1881.  

Dec 13   August Senoa, Croatian writer (Kletva [The Curse]), dies at 43 in the year 1881.  

Dec 15   James Schneider, NY, actor (Keystone Kops) on this day in history.  

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

Dec 17   Lewis H Morgan, US ethnologist (Iroquois-indians), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history bronislaw Zygmunt Szulc, composer  

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

Dec 25   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 on this day in history.  

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   Vajiravudh, King of Thailand (d. 1925) was born in the year 1881.  

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

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

Jan 21   Wilhelm Matthias Naeff, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1802) died in the year 1881.  

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

Jan 30   Jaak Nikolaas Lemmens, Flemish composer, dies at 58 in the year 1881.  

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

Feb 05   Thomas Carlyle, historian/essayist, dies in London at 85 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 07   Fredrik Cygnaeus, Finnish poet/literature critic, dies at 73 in the year 1881.  

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