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Historical Events In 1787

Friday, 16 November 2018

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

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

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

Dec 07   On this day in history delaware becomes 1st state to ratify constitution  

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

Dec 10   In the year 1787 thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, Phila, pioneer of educating the deaf  

Dec 12   Pennsylvania becomes 2nd state to ratify US constitution in the year 1787.  

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

Dec 18   On this day in history new Jersey becomes 3rd state to ratify constitution  

Dec 22   In the year 1787 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   On this day in history birth of john Burke, Irish genealogist (Burke's Peerage)  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of johann Ludwig Bohner, composer  

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

Feb 23   On this day in history birth of emma Willard, US, opens school for young ladies (Hall of Fame)  

Mar 06   Joseph von Fraunhofer, Germany, physicist (studied Sun's spectrum) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 12   Ruggiero Boscovich, Ital physicist/astronomer/philosopher, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1787 maximilian JLP Gardel, French ballet dancer/choreographer, dies at 45  

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

Apr 02   On this day in history death of thomas Gage, British general (b. 1719)  

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

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