On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1881

Historical Events

  • French marines occupy Tunisian harbor city Sfax

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander J. Kropholler, Dutch architect and writer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1973)
  • James Cecil Parke, Irish tennis, rugby player (Australasian C'ship 1912, Ireland rugby 20 caps), born in Clones, Ireland (d. 1946)

Famous Deaths

  • George Borrow, writer, dies
1881 Highlights

About July 26, 1881

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 140 years and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo