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Historical Events In 1787

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Dec 01   Pavel Ivanovich Dulgorukov, composer in the year 1787.  

Dec 01   In the year 1787 the first lighthouse, built at Kinnaird Head, Fraserburgh, by Thomas Smith and Robert Stevenson, lit.  

Dec 06   Laurens Pieter van de Speigel appointed Dutch pension advisor on this day in history.  

Dec 07   Delaware becomes 1st state to ratify constitution in the year 1787.  

Dec 07   In the year 1787 delaware becomes first state to ratify constitution  

Dec 10   Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, Phila, pioneer of educating the deaf in the year 1787.  

Dec 12   In the year 1787 pennsylvania becomes 2nd state to ratify US constitution  

Dec 15   In the year 1787 charles Cowden Clarke, English editor/Shakespearean critic  

Dec 18   New Jersey becomes 3rd state to ratify constitution on this day in history.  

Dec 22   Rasmus Rask, Denmark, language scholar in the year 1787.  

Dec 28   Hermanus J Abbring, Dutch writer/engineer on Curacao on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1787

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   John Burke, Irish genealogist (Burke's Peerage) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Johann Ludwig Bohner, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of john Davis, 14th and 17th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1854)  

Feb 13   In the year 1787 birth of james P Carrell, composer  

Feb 16   On this day in history birth of andreas Schelfhout, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer  

Feb 23   Emma Willard, US, opens school for young ladies (Hall of Fame) was born in the year 1787.  

Mar 06   Joseph von Fraunhofer, Germany, physicist (studied Sun's spectrum) was born in the year 1787.  

Mar 08   In the year 1787 birth of karl Ferdinand von Grafe, help create modern plastic surgery  

Famous Deaths In 1787

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history arthur Middleton, US farmer (signed Decl of Independence), dies at 44  

Feb 12   On this day in history ruggiero Boscovich, Ital physicist/astronomer/philosopher, dies at 75  

Feb 13   Ruđer Bošković, Croatian scientist and diplomat (b. 1711) died in the year 1787.  

Mar 02   On this day in history jean SOME Allamand, French theologist/natural philosopher, dies at 73  

Mar 11   Maximilian JLP Gardel, French ballet dancer/choreographer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

Apr 01   In the year 1787 death of floyer Sydenham, English classical scholar (b. 1710)  

Apr 02   Thomas Gage, British general (b. 1719) died in the year 1787.  

May 10   In the year 1787 death of william Watson, English physician and scientist (b. 1715)  

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