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Historical Events Happened In 1887

Saturday, 28 May 2016

Jan 01   Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history wilhelm Canaris, German admiral/head German military intelligence  

Jan 03   In the year 1887 helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan)  

Jan 04   Thomas Stevens is 1st man to bicycle around the world (SF-SF) in the year 1887.  

Jan 04   On this day in history thomas Stevens is first man to bicycle around the world (San Francisco-San Francisco); 21,700km  

Jan 05   1st US school of librarianship opens at Columbia University on this day in history.  

Jan 06   `Abd-allah II of Harar opens the Battle of Chelenqo with an attack on the camp of the Shewan army of Negus Menelik II on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor/director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history robinson Jeffers, US, poet/playwright (Tamar & Other Poems, Medea)  

Jan 11   Aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society) in the year 1887.  

Jan 14   On this day in history friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83  

Jan 16   Cliff House damaged when schooner "Parallel"'s powder cargo explodes on this day in history.  

Jan 16   John Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman) on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Alexander Woollcott, NJ, short story writer (Man Who Came to Dinner) on this day in history.  

Jan 20   The U.S. Senate approves a proposal to lease the port of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for use as a naval base on this day in history.  

Jan 20   US Senate approves naval base lease of Pearl Harbor in the year 1887.  

Jan 20   US Senate approves the naval base lease of Pearl Harbor on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Alfred Henry Ackley, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history amateur Athletic Union (AAU) forms  

Jan 25   Diego Valeri, Italian author/poet (Le Gaie Tristezze) in the year 1887.  

Jan 26   On this day in history battle of Dogali Abyssinian Emperor John IV defeats Italians  

Jan 26   Battle of Dogali: Abyssinian Emperor John IV defeats Italians on this day in history.  

Jan 26   In the year 1887 enrique E Ecker, Curacao, bacteriologist  

Jan 27   Carl Blegen, Minneapolis, archaeologist (excavator at Troy, Pylos) in the year 1887.  

Jan 28   England all out for 45 v Aust SCG, their lowest total ever in the year 1887.  

Jan 28   England all out for 45 vs Australia SCG, their lowest total ever on this day in history.  

Jan 28   In the year 1887 lily Theresa Strickland, composer  

Jan 29   In the year 1887 albert Conti, Trieste Austria, actor (Jazz Heaven, Doomed Battalion)  

Feb 01   Dirk Roosenburg, Dutch architect in the year 1887.  

Feb 01   In the year 1887 harvey Wilcox of Kansas subdivides 120 acres he owned in Southern California & starts selling it off as a real estate development (Hollywood)  

Feb 01   On this day in history harvey Wilcox of Ks subdivides 120 acres he owned in Southern Calif & starts selling it off as a real estate development (Hollywood)  

Feb 02   On this day in history in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania the first Groundhog Day is observed.  

Feb 03   In the year 1887 carlo Jachino, composer  

Feb 03   In the year 1887 to avoid disputed national elections, Congress creates Electoral Count Act  

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Famous Birthdays In 1887

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Wilhelm Canaris, German admiral/head German military intelligence was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan) was born in the year 1887.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of august Macke, German painter (d. 1914)  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of robinson Jeffers, US, poet/playwright (Tamar & Other Poems, Medea)  

Jan 11   Aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society) was born in the year 1887.  

Jan 13   In the year 1887 birth of george Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949)  

Jan 16   John Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Ola Raknes, Norwegian psychoanalyst and philologist (d. 1975) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1887

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1887 abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor/director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74  

Jan 14   On this day in history friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83  

Jan 17   William Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840) died on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   On this day in history alexander Borodin, composer, dies  

Feb 19   On this day in history eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66  

Feb 27   Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53 in the year 1887.  

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