1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar, the 1881st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 881st year of the 2nd millennium, the 81st year of the 19th century, and the 2nd year of the 1880s decade. As of the start of 1881, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
1881 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1881
Ab urbe condita2634
Armenian calendar1330
Assyrian calendar6631
Baháʼí calendar37–38
Balinese saka calendar1802–1803
Bengali calendar1288
Berber calendar2831
British Regnal year44 Vict. 1 – 45 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar2425
Burmese calendar1243
Byzantine calendar7389–7390
Chinese calendar庚辰年 (Metal Dragon)
4578 or 4371
    — to —
辛巳年 (Metal Snake)
4579 or 4372
Coptic calendar1597–1598
Discordian calendar3047
Ethiopian calendar1873–1874
Hebrew calendar5641–5642
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1937–1938
 - Shaka Samvat1802–1803
 - Kali Yuga4981–4982
Holocene calendar11881
Igbo calendar881–882
Iranian calendar1259–1260
Islamic calendar1298–1299
Japanese calendarMeiji 14
Javanese calendar1809–1811
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4214
Minguo calendar31 before ROC
Nanakshahi calendar413
Thai solar calendar2423–2424
Tibetan calendar阳金龙年
(male Iron-Dragon)
2007 or 1626 or 854
    — to —
(female Iron-Snake)
2008 or 1627 or 855
February 27: Battle of Majuba Hill
March 13: Alexander II of Russia is assassinated.
July 2: Assassination of James A. Garfield

Events edit

January–March edit

April–June edit

World's first regular electric tram service started in Berlin

July–September edit

October–December edit

Date unknown edit

Births edit

January edit

Anna Pavlova
Hermann Staudinger

February edit

Kliment Voroshilov

March edit

Mary Webb

April edit

May edit

June edit

Maggie Gripenberg

July edit

Hans Fischer
Cecil B. DeMille

August edit

September edit

October edit

Pablo Picasso

November edit

Pope John XXIII

December edit

Deaths edit

January–June edit

Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Anna McNeill Whistler
Alexander II of Russia
Modest Mussorgsky
Benjamin Disraeli
Jules Armand Dufaure

July – December edit

J. V. Snellman
Billy the Kid
Prince Frederick of the Netherlands
110pxAmbrose Burnside
James A. Garfield

See also edit

References edit

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