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Historical Events Happened In 1887

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

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   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1887 abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor/director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74  

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   In the year 1887 friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83  

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

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

Jan 19   On this day in history alexander Woollcott, NJ, short story writer (Man Who Came to Dinner)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history uS Senate approves the naval base lease of Pearl Harbor  

Jan 21   Alfred Henry Ackley, composer in the year 1887.  

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   Battle of Dogali Abyssinian Emperor John IV defeats Italians in the year 1887.  

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 28   Lily Theresa Strickland, composer in the year 1887.  

Jan 29   Albert Conti, Trieste Austria, actor (Jazz Heaven, Doomed Battalion) on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 03   On this day in history carlo Jachino, composer  

Feb 03   To avoid disputed national elections, Congress creates Electoral Count Act in the year 1887.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1887

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

Jan 03   Helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1887 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   John Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1887 birth of ola Raknes, Norwegian psychoanalyst and philologist (d. 1975)  

Famous Deaths In 1887

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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

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 in the year 1887.  

Feb 10   On this day in history ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73  

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

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

Feb 27   In the year 1887 alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53