Historical Events In 1881
Saturday, 21 September 2019
Oct 31 In the year 1881 metropolitan club plays its last game of its non-league season They win 80 of 151 games (18-43 versus NL teams)
Nov 01 Jacques F H Perk, Dutch poet (Iris), dies at 22 in the year 1881.
Nov 02 On this day in history dutch New-Malthusiaanse Union forms
Nov 04 In the year 1881 gena Branscombe, composer
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 Charles J Guiteau went on trial for Pres Garfield's assassination in the year 1881.
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) on this day in history.
Nov 15 In the year 1881 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) on this day in history.
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 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) in the year 1881.
Dec 04 On this day in history the first edition of the Los Angeles Times is published.
Dec 05 On this day in history 47th Congress (1881-83) convenes
Dec 07 Julius FA Bahnsen, Ger philosopher (Tragic as Weltgesetz), dies at 51 in the year 1881.
Dec 08 Padraic Colum, Irish poet/novelist/poet (Collected Poems) in the year 1881.
Dec 08 On this day in history vienna's Ring Theater destroyed by fire, kills between 640-850
Dec 13 On this day in history august Senoa, Croatian writer (Kletva [The Curse]), dies at 43
Dec 15 On this day in history james Schneider, NY, actor (Keystone Kops)
Dec 17 Aubrey Faulkner, cricketer (great S Afr all-rounder early 20th cent) in the year 1881.
Dec 17 In the year 1881 lewis H Morgan, US ethnologist (Iroquois-indians), dies at 62
Dec 19 Opera "Hérodiade" is produced (Brussels) in the year 1881.
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 In the year 1881 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 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 Colin G Fink, US chemist (electro chemistry) in the year 1881.