Historical Events Happened In 1887
Thursday, 05 March 2015
Jan 01 In the year 1887 johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66
Jan 01 On this day in history wilhelm Canaris, German admiral/head German military intelligence
Jan 03 Helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan) on this day in history.
Jan 04 In the year 1887 thomas Stevens is 1st man to bicycle around the world (SF-SF)
Jan 04 Thomas Stevens is first man to bicycle around the world (San Francisco-San Francisco); 21,700km in the year 1887.
Jan 05 1st US school of librarianship opens at Columbia University in the year 1887.
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 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 In the year 1887 friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83
Jan 16 In the year 1887 cliff House damaged when schooner "Parallel"'s powder cargo explodes
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 in the year 1887.
Jan 20 In the year 1887 uS Senate approves naval base lease of Pearl Harbor
Jan 20 US Senate approves the naval base lease of Pearl Harbor in the year 1887.
Jan 21 On this day in history alfred Henry Ackley, composer
Jan 21 Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) forms in the year 1887.
Jan 25 In the year 1887 diego Valeri, Italian author/poet (Le Gaie Tristezze)
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 On this day in history enrique E Ecker, Curacao, bacteriologist
Jan 27 In the year 1887 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 in the year 1887.
Jan 28 In the year 1887 lily Theresa Strickland, composer
Jan 29 On this day in history 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 Harvey Wilcox of Ks subdivides 120 acres he owned in Southern Calif & starts selling it off as a real estate development (Hollywood) in the year 1887.
Feb 02 In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania the first Groundhog Day is observed in the year 1887.
Feb 03 On this day in history carlo Jachino, composer
Feb 03 In the year 1887 to avoid disputed national elections, Congress creates Electoral Count Act