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 player (Australasian C'ship singles & doubles, Davis Cup 1912; Wimbledon doubles 1914) and rugby union centre (20 caps; Leinster Rugby), 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? 141 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo