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Historical Events In 1787

Friday, 22 March 2019

Dec 01   Pavel Ivanovich Dulgorukov, composer on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1787.  

Dec 07   In the year 1787 delaware becomes 1st state to ratify constitution  

Dec 07   Delaware becomes first state to ratify constitution on this day in history.  

Dec 10   On this day in history thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, Phila, pioneer of educating the deaf  

Dec 12   On this day in history pennsylvania becomes 2nd state to ratify US constitution  

Dec 15   Charles Cowden Clarke, English editor/Shakespearean critic on this day in history.  

Dec 18   New Jersey becomes 3rd state to ratify constitution in the year 1787.  

Dec 22   On this day in history rasmus Rask, Denmark, language scholar  

Dec 28   Hermanus J Abbring, Dutch writer/engineer on Curacao in the year 1787.  

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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 in the year 1787.  

Jan 08   Johann Ludwig Bohner, composer was born in the year 1787.  

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

Feb 13   James P Carrell, composer was born in the year 1787.  

Feb 16   Andreas Schelfhout, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer was born in the year 1787.  

Feb 23   Emma Willard, US, opens school for young ladies (Hall of Fame) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 06   On this day in history birth of joseph von Fraunhofer, Germany, physicist (studied Sun's spectrum)  

Mar 08   Karl Ferdinand von Grafe, help create modern plastic surgery was born in the year 1787.  

Famous Deaths In 1787

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Arthur Middleton, US farmer (signed Decl of Independence), dies at 44 in the year 1787.  

Feb 12   Ruggiero Boscovich, Ital physicist/astronomer/philosopher, dies at 75 in the year 1787.  

Feb 13   On this day in history death of ruđer Bošković, Croatian scientist and diplomat (b. 1711)  

Mar 02   Jean SOME Allamand, French theologist/natural philosopher, dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 01   Floyer Sydenham, English classical scholar (b. 1710) died on this day in history.  

Apr 02   Thomas Gage, British general (b. 1719) died on this day in history.  

May 10   William Watson, English physician and scientist (b. 1715) died on this day in history.  

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