1881

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This article is about the year 1881.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century19th century20th century
Decades: 1850s  1860s  1870s  – 1880s –  1890s  1900s  1910s
Years: 1878 1879 188018811882 1883 1884
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1881 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1881
MDCCCLXXXI
Ab urbe condita 2634
Armenian calendar 1330
ԹՎ ՌՅԼ
Assyrian calendar 6631
Bahá'í calendar 37–38
Bengali calendar 1288
Berber calendar 2831
British Regnal year 44 Vict. 1 – 45 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2425
Burmese calendar 1243
Byzantine calendar 7389–7390
Chinese calendar 庚辰(Metal Dragon)
4577 or 4517
    — to —
辛巳年 (Metal Snake)
4578 or 4518
Coptic calendar 1597–1598
Discordian calendar 3047
Ethiopian calendar 1873–1874
Hebrew calendar 5641–5642
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1937–1938
 - Shaka Samvat 1803–1804
 - Kali Yuga 4982–4983
Holocene calendar 11881
Igbo calendar 881–882
Iranian calendar 1259–1260
Islamic calendar 1298–1299
Japanese calendar Meiji 14
(明治14年)
Javanese calendar 1810–1811
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4214
Minguo calendar 31 before ROC
民前31年
Nanakshahi calendar 413
Thai solar calendar 2423–2424

1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (dominical letter B) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D) of the Julian calendar, the 1881st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 881st year of the 2nd millennium, the 81st year of the 19th century, and the 2nd year of the 1880s decade. As of the start of 1881, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918.

Events[edit]

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April–June[edit]

World's first regular electric tram service started in Berlin

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

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Deaths[edit]

Modest Mussorgsky, painted 2–5 March 1881, only a few days before the composer's death

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

date unknown

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. pp. 434–435. ISBN 0-304-35730-8. 
  3. ^ "Godalming Power Station". Engineering Timelines. Retrieved 2010-07-06. 
  4. ^ "The Savoy Theatre". The Times. London. 1881-10-03. p. 7. 
  5. ^ Burgess, Michael (January 1975). "Richard D'Oyly Carte". The Savoyard: 7–11. 
  6. ^ "Savoy Theatre". The Times. 1881-12-29. p. 4. Retrieved 2012-01-30. 
  7. ^ Kelemen, Lawrence. "The History of Christmas". simpletoremember.com. SimpleToRemember.com - Judaism Online. Retrieved 8 February 2016.