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Historical Events Happened In 1887

Sunday, 23 November 2014

Jan 01   Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66 in the year 1887.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan)  

Jan 04   On this day in history thomas Stevens is 1st man to bicycle around the world (SF-SF)  

Jan 04   In the year 1887 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   In the year 1887 `Abd-allah II of Harar opens the Battle of Chelenqo with an attack on the camp of the Shewan army of Negus Menelik II.  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1887 robinson Jeffers, US, poet/playwright (Tamar & Other Poems, Medea)  

Jan 11   On this day in history aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society)  

Jan 14   Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83 in the year 1887.  

Jan 16   Cliff House damaged when schooner "Parallel"'s powder cargo explodes in the year 1887.  

Jan 16   In the year 1887 john Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman)  

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   On this day in history uS Senate approves naval base lease of Pearl Harbor  

Jan 20   In the year 1887 uS Senate approves the naval base lease of Pearl Harbor  

Jan 21   On this day in history alfred Henry Ackley, composer  

Jan 21   Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) forms in the year 1887.  

Jan 25   Diego Valeri, Italian author/poet (Le Gaie Tristezze) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 26   In the year 1887 battle of Dogali: Abyssinian Emperor John IV defeats Italians  

Jan 26   Enrique E Ecker, Curacao, bacteriologist on this day in history.  

Jan 27   On this day in history carl Blegen, Minneapolis, archaeologist (excavator at Troy, Pylos)  

Jan 28   In the year 1887 england all out for 45 v Aust SCG, their lowest total ever  

Jan 28   In the year 1887 england all out for 45 vs Australia SCG, their lowest total ever  

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

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

Feb 02   In the year 1887 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania the first Groundhog Day is observed.  

Feb 03   Carlo Jachino, composer in the year 1887.  

Feb 03   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   August Macke, German painter (d. 1914) was born in the year 1887.  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1887 birth of aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society)  

Jan 13   George Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949) was born in the year 1887.  

Jan 16   In the year 1887 birth of john Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman)  

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   On this day in history johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66  

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

Jan 14   Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83 in the year 1887.  

Jan 17   In the year 1887 death of william Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840)  

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

Feb 15   In the year 1887 alexander Borodin, composer, dies  

Feb 19   In the year 1887 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.