Historical Events in September 1881

  • Sep 3 Anton Bruckner completes his 6th Symphony
  • Sep 3 1st U.S. Men's National Championship: Richard Sears beats William E. Glyn (6-0, 6-3, 6-2)
  • Sep 9 Egyptian military coup under colonel Arab "El Wahid"
  • Sep 11 Triple landslides bury Elm Switz
  • Sep 13 Lewis Latimer invents & patents electric lamp with a carbon filament
  • Sep 18 Chicago Tribune reports on a televideo experiment

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Sep 20 Chester A. Arthur sworn in as 21st president

21st US President Chester A. Arthur
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  • Sep 27 Chicago Cubs beat Troy 10-8 before record small "crowd" of 12