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1881
   winners of the FA Cup were   
Old Carthusians
Old Carthusians 3 Old Etonians 0
1881
   President of the United States was   
James Garfield
Was shot by an attorney and later died of his injury.
1881
   President of the United States was   
Chester A. Arthur
1881
   Wimbledon Men's Singles champion was   
William Renshaw
1881
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Richard D. Sears
d. William E. Glyn 6-0 6-3 6-2
Billy the Kid
   died in   
1881 Aged 20 from a Gunshot Wound
American outlaw
1881
      
Haiphong, Vietnam Hurricane
300,000
1881
      
The First Electrical Power Plant Was Built
In Godalming, Britain.
1881
      
James Garfield Died
Garfield's assassin, Charles Guiteau is convicted and executed (1882)
Pablo Picasso
   was born on   
October 25, 1881
Spanish painter and sculptor
Béla Bartók
   was born on   
March 25, 1881
Hungarian composer
1881
   the winner was   
Hindoo
Jim McLaughlin
1881
   the winner was   
Bob Ferguson
At Prestwick
1881
      
Gentleman's Observation Mission to Tokyo
Korea had realized that Japan had become more advanced by adapting and accepting some aspects of non-Asian cultures.
Romania
   gained independence in   
1881
Turkey (from Turkey; republic proclaimed 30 December 1947)
1881
   the winner was   
Mischief
Mischief (United States) defeated Atalanta (Canada) at New York City 2-0
Cecil B. DeMille
   was born on   
August 12, 1881
American filmmaker
1881
   Melbourne Cup winner was   
Zulu
Jockey - Jim Gough, Trainer - T. Lamond, Owner - C. McDonnell, Time - 3.32.50
1881
      
Charles Parnell Was Imprisoned
Parnell was imprisoned for treason for calling for boycotts as a means of influencing landlords. Whilst in Kilmainham prison he urged Irish peasants to stop paying rent.
1881
      
Treaty of Akhal
Iran officially recognizes the Russian Empire's annexation of Khwarazm.
1881
      
Treaty of Bardo
Tunisia becomes a protectorate of the French Empire.
Caspar Buberl
   created the sculpture   
Columbia Defending Science and Industry, 1881
1881
   is birth year of   
Bartok
Bela, d. 1945
1881
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Saunterer
T. Costello on board -- Trainer R. Wyndham Walden -- George L. Lorillard -- 2:40.50
1881
   winner was   
Saunterer
T. Costello up, Trainer: R. Wyndham Walden, Owner: George L. Lorillard -- 2:47.00
1881
   was won by   
Antoinette
J. Andrews
William Powell Frith
   painted   
A Private View at the Royal Academy, 1881
1883, oil on canvas; Royal Academy of Arts, London
March 4, 1881
   the oath was recited by   
James A. Garfield
East Portico, U.S. Capitol by Morrison R. Waite, Chief Justice of Supreme Court
September 20, 1881
   the oath was recited by   
Chester A. Arthur
Privately at his residence, 123 Lexington Avenue, New York City by John R. Brady, Justice of the New York State Supreme Court
September 22, 1881
   the oath was recited by   
Chester A. Arthur
Publicly in the Office of the Vice President, U.S. Capitol by Morrison R. Waite, Chief Justice of Supreme Court
1881
      
American Red Cross Was Founded
By Clara Barton
Lasswade Burgh
   adopted a policing system in   
1881
Charles Gardner Radbourn (1881-91)
   had the nickname   
“Old Hoss”
Pope John XXIII
   lifespan was   
1881-1963
Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli; presided over the Second Vatican Council
Pablo Picasso
   lifespan was   
1881-1973
Spanish painter and sculptor
Fyodor Dostoevsky
   lifespan was   
1821-1881
A Russian novelist and writer of fiction.
1881-1910
   the Astronomer Royal was   
Sir William Christie
Johann Strauss II
   composed   
Der Lustige Krieg (1881)
The Merry War






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