What Happened on September 13, 1881

Historical Events

  • America Lewis Howard Latimer invents and patents electric lamp with a carbon filament

Famous Deaths

Ambrose BurnsideAmbrose Burnside (1824-1881)

American soldier, industrialist and politician (Governor of Rhode Island, 1866-69) who popularized sideburns, dies of a heart attack at 57

1881 Highlights

About September 13, 1881

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 141 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo