On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1881

Historical Events

  • 1st international telephone conversation, Calais, Maine to St Stephen, New Brunswick
  • 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, Influential Dutch architect (Amsterdam School), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1961)
1881 Highlights

About July 1, 1881

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 140 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer