On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1881

Historical Events

Historic Event

Booker T. Washington establishes Tuskegee Institute (Alabama)

Famous Birthdays

  • Ulysses S. Grant III, American soldier and planner, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1968)

Famous Deaths

  • Johan Vilhelm Snellman, Finnish statesman (b. 1806)
1881 Highlights

About July 4, 1881

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 140 years, 4 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer