On This Day

July 1, 1881 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • 1st international telephone conversation, Calais, Maine to St Stephen, New Brunswick
  • General Order 70, the culmination of the Cardwell-Childers reforms of the British Army's organisation, comes into effect
  • US Assay Office in St Louis, Missouri opens

Birthdays in History

  • Piet[er] L. Kramer, Influential Dutch architect (Amsterdam School), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1961)