September 1881 in History

Events in History

  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

21st US President Chester A. Arthur
21st US President
Chester A. Arthur

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 5 Otto Bauer, Austrian social-democrat
  • Sep 7 Constantly WL Scheurleer, Dutch archaeologist/banker/art expert
  • Sep 12 Daniel Jones, England phoneticist (English pronouncing dictionary)
  • Sep 15 Ettore Arco Isidoro Bugatti, Milan, race car builder (Amaz Bugattis)
  • Sep 16 Clive Bell, English art critic (d. 1964)
  • Sep 17 Alfred Francis Blakeney Carpenter, English soldier (d. 1955)
  • Sep 25 Lu Xun, Chinese writer (d. 1936)
  • Sep 26 Hiram Wesley Evans, American member of the Ku Klux Klan (d. 1966)
  • Sep 29 Ludwig von Mises, Austrian Economist

Deaths in History

  • Sep 8 W Frederik K, prince of Netherlands/general/admiral, dies at 84
  • Sep 13 Ambrose Everett Burnside, US Union general, dies at 57

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 19 James A. Garfield, 20th US President (Republican: 1881), dies of gunshot wound at 49

20th US President James Garfield
20th US President
James Garfield
  • Sep 22 Solomon L. Spink, U.S. Congressman from Illinois (b. 1831)