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Historical Events In 1787

Wednesday, 29 January 2020

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

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

Dec 06   On this day in history laurens Pieter van de Speigel appointed Dutch pension advisor  

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

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

Dec 10   On this day in history 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   In the year 1787 charles Cowden Clarke, English editor/Shakespearean critic  

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 on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1787 birth of johann Ludwig Bohner, composer  

Jan 13   John Davis, 14th and 17th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1854) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 13   James P Carrell, composer was born on this day in history.  

Feb 16   In the year 1787 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 in the year 1787.  

Mar 08   On this day in history 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   Ruggiero Boscovich, Ital physicist/astronomer/philosopher, dies at 75 in the year 1787.  

Feb 13   In the year 1787 death of ruđer Bošković, Croatian scientist and diplomat (b. 1711)  

Mar 02   Jean SOME Allamand, French theologist/natural philosopher, dies at 73 in the year 1787.  

Mar 11   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of william Watson, English physician and scientist (b. 1715)  

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