1881 in Argentina

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List of years in Argentina

Events in the year 1881 in Argentina.



  • 23 July – A boundary treaty is signed by Argentina and the neighbouring country of Chile. The treaty is signed in Buenos Aires by Bernardo de Irigoyen, on the part of Argentina, and Francisco de Borja Echeverría, on the part of Chile, with the aim to establish a precise and exact borderline between the two countries based on the uti possidetis juris principle. Despite dividing largely unexplored lands, the treaty lays the groundwork for nearly all of Chile's and Argentina's current 5600 km[1] of shared borders.
  • date unknown – The depreciated peso moneda corriente is replaced by the paper peso moneda nacional (national currency, (m$n or $m/n) at a rate of 25 to 1, the new currency is used until 1969[2]




  1. ^ See Libro de Defensa de Chile CONTINUIDAD: HISTORIA Y GEOGRAFÍA
  2. ^ Billetesargentinos.com.ar Archived 29 November 2012 at the Wayback Machine. (in Spanish), Billegesgarentinos.com.ar Billetes argentinos site. Spanish version is more detailed.
  3. ^ "Gabino Coria Peñaloza". Todo Tango.