On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1881

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Booker T. Washington establishes Tuskegee Institute (Alabama)

Education Pioneer Booker T. Washington
Education Pioneer
Booker T. Washington

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? 139 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer