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Historical Events Happened In 1887

Wednesday, 04 May 2016

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   Helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan) on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 05   In the year 1887 1st US school of librarianship opens at Columbia University  

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 in the year 1887.  

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

Jan 10   Robinson Jeffers, US, poet/playwright (Tamar & Other Poems, Medea) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 14   In the year 1887 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   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   In the year 1887 the U.S. Senate approves a proposal to lease the port of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for use as a naval base.  

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

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

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

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

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 in the year 1887.  

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

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

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

Jan 28   On this day in history england all out for 45 v Aust SCG, their lowest total ever  

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

Jan 28   In the year 1887 lily Theresa Strickland, composer  

Jan 29   Albert Conti, Trieste Austria, actor (Jazz Heaven, Doomed Battalion) in the year 1887.  

Feb 01   In the year 1887 dirk Roosenburg, Dutch architect  

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

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

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

Feb 03   Carlo Jachino, composer on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1887.  

Jan 03   August Macke, German painter (d. 1914) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   Aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 16   John Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman) was born in the year 1887.  

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   In the year 1887 ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73  

Feb 15   Alexander Borodin, composer, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Feb 27   On this day in history alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53  

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