On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1881

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin G Fink, American chemist (electro chemistry), born in Hoboken, New Jersey
  • Jacob IsraĆ«l de Haan, Dutch poet/writer (Pipelines, Jewish Song), born in Holland, Netherlands (d. 1924)
  • Max Pechstein, German "entartet" painter and graphic artist (The Bridge), born in Zwickau, Germany (d. 1955)
1881 Highlights

About December 31, 1881

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn