Historical Events In 1871
Monday, 06 July 2020
Jul 03 On this day in history the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company introduced the first narrow-gauge locomotive. It was called the "Montezuma".
Jul 03 On this day in history vicente Arregui Garay, composer
Jul 05 In the year 1871 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 Antonio de Castro Alves, Brazilian poet (O navio negreiro), dies at 34 on this day in history.
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 in the year 1871.
Jul 17 Karl Tausig, composer, dies at 29 in the year 1871.
Jul 17 On this day in history lyonel C A Feininger, US cartoonist/painter
Jul 18 Giacomo Balla, Italian painter (Dog at a Rope) in the year 1871.
Jul 20 British Columbia becomes 6th Canadian province in the year 1871.
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 in the year 1871.
Jul 22 Akos Buttykai, composer in the year 1871.
Jul 23 C H F Peters discovers asteroid #114 Kassandra on this day in history.
Jul 25 Carousel patents by Wilhelm Schneider, Davenport, Iowa on this day in history.
Jul 25 Carrousel patented by Wilhelm Schneider, Davenport, Iowa in the year 1871.
Jul 29 [Gregory Efimovich] Rasputin, mad Russian monk on this day in history.
Aug 01 On this day in history 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 On this day in history william Henry Squire, composer
Aug 13 In the year 1871 karl Liebknecht, German revolutionary marxist (Sparta Party)
Aug 16 Zakhary Petrovich Paliashvili, composer on this day in history.
Aug 18 Johan J Arch, graphic artist (wood cutter) in the year 1871.
Aug 19 Orville Wright, Dayton OH, aviator (Wright Brothers) in the year 1871.
Aug 21 Leonid N Andrejev, Russian journalist/writer (Red Laugh) in the year 1871.
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 Vaclav Horak, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.