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.