Historical Events In 1881
Tuesday, 10 December 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 In the year 1881 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 in the year 1881.
Nov 05 French government-Ferry resigns in the year 1881.
Nov 09 Edwin Drake, Father of the oil industry, drilled the first oil well in the year 1881.
Nov 14 In the year 1881 charles J Guiteau went on trial for Pres Garfield's assassination
Nov 14 On this day in history charles J Guiteau went on trial for President Garfield's assassination
Nov 15 American Federation of Labor (AFL) founded (Pittsburgh) in the year 1881.
Nov 15 On this day in history 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) 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1881 henry M Stanley finds Leopoldville/Kinshasa
Dec 04 On this day in history erwin von Witzleben, German fieldmarshal (July 20th plot)
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 Julius FA Bahnsen, Ger philosopher (Tragic as Weltgesetz), dies at 51 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 13 In the year 1881 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) in the year 1881.
Dec 19 On this day in history the opera "Herodiade" is produced (Brussels)
Dec 20 In the year 1881 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 In the year 1881 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 On this day in history colin G Fink, US chemist (electro chemistry)