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)