Year 1881 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 22 "Cleopatra's Needle", a 3,500-year-old Ancient Egyptian obelisk is erected in Central Park, New York [1]
  • Jan 25 Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell form the Oriental Telephone Company.
  • Jan 26 Union of Baptists Communities forms in Foxholl
  • Jan 28 Battle at Laing's Neck Natal: Boers beat superior powered British
  • Feb 1 US Assay Office in St Louis, Missouri authorized
  • Feb 5 Phoenix, Arizona incorporates
  • Feb 7 Battle at Ingogo, Transvaal: Boers beat superior British forces
  • Feb 13 The feminist newspaper La Citoyenne is first published in Paris by activist Hubertine Auclert
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