What Happened on July 1, 1881

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st international telephone conversation, Calais, ME-St Stephen, NB
  • General Order 70, the culmination of the Cardwell-Childers reforms of the British Army's organisation, comes into effect.
  • US Assay Office in St Louis, Missouri opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Piet[er] L Kramer, architect (Amsterdam School)