Historical Events in September 1881

  • Sep 1 The Dwyer Brothers' 3-year-old Kentucky Derby winner Hindoo wins his 19th consecutive race, a purse event at Sheepshead Bay; winning streak snapped 6 days later in the September Handicap at Sheepshead
  • Sep 3 Anton Bruckner completes his 6th Symphony
  • Sep 3 1st US Men's National Championship, Newport R.I.: Richard Sears wins inaugural event beating William E. Glyn 6-0, 6-3, 6-2
  • Sep 9 Egyptian military coup under colonel Arab "El Wahid"
  • Sep 11 Triple landslides bury Elm, Switzerland
  • Sep 13 America Lewis Howard Latimer invents and patents electric lamp with a carbon filament
  • Sep 18 Chicago Tribune reports on a televideo experiment

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Sep 20 Chester A. Arthur sworn in as 21st president

21st US President Chester A. Arthur
21st US President
Chester A. Arthur
  • Sep 27 Chicago Cubs beat Troy 10-8 before record small "crowd" of 12