Historical Events In 1881
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Oct 26 Shootout at the OK corral, in Tombstone, Az in the year 1881.
Oct 29 Judge (U.S. magazine) first published on this day in history.
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) on this day in history.
Nov 01 In the year 1881 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 In the year 1881 french government-Ferry resigns
Nov 09 In the year 1881 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 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 Franklin P Adams, Chicago Ill, columnist (Information Please) in the year 1881.
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 A meteorite lands near the village of GroĂźliebenthal, southwest of Odessa, Ukraine on this day in history.
Nov 25 John XXIII, [Angelo Roncalli], Bergamo Italy, 261st pope (1958-63) in the year 1881.
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 On this day in history erwin von Witzleben, German fieldmarshal (July 20th plot)
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 In the year 1881 julius FA Bahnsen, Ger philosopher (Tragic as Weltgesetz), dies at 51
Dec 08 Padraic Colum, Irish poet/novelist/poet (Collected Poems) in the year 1881.
Dec 08 In the year 1881 vienna's Ring Theater destroyed by fire, kills between 640-850
Dec 13 In the year 1881 august Senoa, Croatian writer (Kletva [The Curse]), dies at 43
Dec 15 In the year 1881 james Schneider, NY, actor (Keystone Kops)
Dec 17 Aubrey Faulkner, cricketer (great S Afr all-rounder early 20th cent) in the year 1881.
Dec 17 In the year 1881 lewis H Morgan, US ethnologist (Iroquois-indians), dies at 62
Dec 19 In the year 1881 opera "HĂ©rodiade" is produced (Brussels)
Dec 19 In the year 1881 the opera "Herodiade" is produced (Brussels)
Dec 20 Branch Rickey, baseball executive (Dodgers) on this day in history.
Dec 22 Enver Pasa, Istanbul Turkey, Turkish politician in the year 1881.
Dec 24 Bronislaw Zygmunt Szulc, composer in the year 1881.