Historical Events In 1881
Friday, 10 July 2020
Oct 26 Shootout at the OK corral, in Tombstone, Az in the year 1881.
Oct 29 On this day in history judge (U.S. magazine) first published.
Oct 30 Lena Christ, writer in the year 1881.
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 On this day in history jacques F H Perk, Dutch poet (Iris), dies at 22
Nov 02 Dutch New-Malthusiaanse Union forms in the year 1881.
Nov 04 On this day in history gena Branscombe, composer
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 Charles J Guiteau went on trial for Pres Garfield's assassination on this day in history.
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 In the year 1881 franklin P Adams, Chicago Ill, columnist (Information Please)
Nov 17 On this day in history thomas Fermor-Hesketh, English 1st baron of Hesketh Dutch/MP
Nov 18 In the year 1881 percy Lesueur, hockey player/inventor (large goalie glove)
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 Stefan Zweig, Vienna Austria, poet/essayist/dramatist (Beware of Pity) on this day in history.
Dec 03 Henry M Stanley finds Leopoldville/Kinshasa in the year 1881.
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 In the year 1881 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) on this day in history.
Dec 08 Vienna's Ring Theater destroyed by fire, kills between 640-850 in the year 1881.
Dec 13 In the year 1881 august Senoa, Croatian writer (Kletva [The Curse]), dies at 43
Dec 15 James Schneider, NY, actor (Keystone Kops) on this day in history.
Dec 17 Aubrey Faulkner, cricketer (great S Afr all-rounder early 20th cent) in the year 1881.
Dec 17 On this day in history lewis H Morgan, US ethnologist (Iroquois-indians), dies at 62
Dec 19 On this day in history opera "Hérodiade" is produced (Brussels)
Dec 19 The opera "Herodiade" is produced (Brussels) in the year 1881.
Dec 20 Branch Rickey, baseball executive (Dodgers) on this day in history.
Dec 22 In the year 1881 enver Pasa, Istanbul Turkey, Turkish politician
Dec 24 On this day in history bronislaw Zygmunt Szulc, composer