1881

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
Decades:
Years:
1881 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1881
MDCCCLXXXI
Ab urbe condita 2634
Armenian calendar 1330
ԹՎ ՌՅԼ
Assyrian calendar 6631
Bahá'í calendar 37–38
Balinese saka calendar 1802–1803
Bengali calendar 1288
Berber calendar 2831
British Regnal year 44 Vict. 1 – 45 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2425
Burmese calendar 1243
Byzantine calendar 7389–7390
Chinese calendar 庚辰(Metal Dragon)
4577 or 4517
    — to —
辛巳年 (Metal Snake)
4578 or 4518
Coptic calendar 1597–1598
Discordian calendar 3047
Ethiopian calendar 1873–1874
Hebrew calendar 5641–5642
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1937–1938
 - Shaka Samvat 1802–1803
 - Kali Yuga 4981–4982
Holocene calendar 11881
Igbo calendar 881–882
Iranian calendar 1259–1260
Islamic calendar 1298–1299
Japanese calendar Meiji 14
(明治14年)
Javanese calendar 1809–1811
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4214
Minguo calendar 31 before ROC
民前31年
Nanakshahi calendar 413
Thai solar calendar 2423–2424
Tibetan calendar 阳金龙年
(male Iron-Dragon)
2007 or 1626 or 854
    — to —
阴金蛇年
(female Iron-Snake)
2008 or 1627 or 855

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.

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April–June[edit]

World's first regular electric tram service started in Berlin

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

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October–December[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Modest Mussorgsky, painted 2–5 March 1881, only a few days before the composer's death

January–June[edit]

July – December[edit]

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References[edit]

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  4. ^ "The Savoy Theatre". The Times. London. 1881-10-03. p. 7. 
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