Historical Events In 1871
Monday, 02 August 2021
Jul 03 The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company introduced the first narrow-gauge locomotive. It was called the "Montezuma" in the year 1871.
Jul 03 Vicente Arregui Garay, composer on this day in history.
Jul 05 On this day in history cristina di Trivulzio di Belgioioso, Italian princess, dies
Jul 05 Trial against Kiowa chief Satanta (White Bear) & Big Tree, begins on this day in history.
Jul 06 In the year 1871 antonio de Castro Alves, Brazilian poet (O navio negreiro), dies at 34
Jul 08 Clement Harris, composer in the year 1871.
Jul 10 Marcel Proust, France, novelist (Remembrance of Things Past) in the year 1871.
Jul 10 On this day in history the birth of Marcel Proust, French psychological novelist
Jul 11 Stjepan Radic, founder/leader (Croatian Farmers' Party) in the year 1871.
Jul 12 North America's first public narrow gauge railway, the Toronto and Nipissing, is opened for traffic between Toronto and Uxbridge. The 3'6" gauge line was converted to standard by 1884 on this day in history.
Jul 16 Tad Lincoln, son of U.S. president Abraham Lincoln on this day in history.
Jul 17 On this day in history karl Tausig, composer, dies at 29
Jul 17 Lyonel C A Feininger, US cartoonist/painter in the year 1871.
Jul 18 On this day in history giacomo Balla, Italian painter (Dog at a Rope)
Jul 20 In the year 1871 british Columbia becomes 6th Canadian province
Jul 20 British Columbia is admitted to the Dominion of Canada. One of the conditions of entry is that the Dominion Government should, within two years from the date of union, commence the construction of a railway from the Pacific towards the Rocky Mountains and from a point east of the Rocky Mountains towards the Pacific to connect the seaboard of British Columbia with the railway system of Canada. Sir Sandford Fleming was appointed Engineer-in-Chief of this railway which was to be completed by 1881 on this day in history.
Jul 22 Akos Buttykai, composer on this day in history.
Jul 23 C H F Peters discovers asteroid #114 Kassandra in the year 1871.
Jul 25 Carousel patents by Wilhelm Schneider, Davenport, Iowa on this day in history.
Jul 25 Carrousel patented by Wilhelm Schneider, Davenport, Iowa on this day in history.
Jul 29 On this day in history [Gregory Efimovich] Rasputin, mad Russian monk
Aug 01 In the year 1871 oskar Fried, composer
Aug 03 In the year 1871 vernon Louis Parrington, author (Romantic Revolution, Pulitzer 1928)
Aug 06 Emanuel Querido, [Joost Mendes], author/publisher on this day in history.
Aug 08 In the year 1871 william Henry Squire, composer
Aug 13 Karl Liebknecht, German revolutionary marxist (Sparta Party) in the year 1871.
Aug 16 Zakhary Petrovich Paliashvili, composer in the year 1871.
Aug 18 Johan J Arch, graphic artist (wood cutter) on this day in history.
Aug 19 Orville Wright, Dayton OH, aviator (Wright Brothers) on this day in history.
Aug 21 Leonid N Andrejev, Russian journalist/writer (Red Laugh) on this day in history.
Aug 27 Theodore Dreiser, US, novelist (Sister Carie, American Tragedy) in the year 1871.
Aug 29 In the year 1871 emperor Meiji orders the Abolition of the han system and the establishment of prefectures as local centers of administration. (Traditional Japanese date: July 14, 1871).
Aug 30 Ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson, New Zealand physicist and father of nuclear physics in the year 1871.
Sep 03 On this day in history vaclav Horak, composer, dies at 71