On This Day

What Happened on February 19, 1881

Historical Events

  • Kansas becomes 1st state to prohibit all alcoholic beverages

Famous Birthdays

  • Armin Knab, German composer (Eichendorff-cycle)
  • Evert Gorter, founder of Dutch medical child care
  • Paul Zech, German writer, born in Briesen, Western Prussia (d. 1946)
1881 Highlights

About February 19, 1881

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces