What Happened on January 1, 1881

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Dr John H Watson is introduced to Sherlock Holmes

Famous Birthdays

  • Carry van Bridges, [de Haan], Dutch author (Heleen, Eva)
  • Vajiravudh, King of Thailand (d. 1925)

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Auguste Blanqui, French political activist (b. 1805)