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Historical Events In 1787

Sunday, 26 May 2019

Dec 01   On this day in history pavel Ivanovich Dulgorukov, composer  

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 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   Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, Phila, pioneer of educating the deaf on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history hermanus J Abbring, Dutch writer/engineer on Curacao  

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Famous Birthdays In 1787

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 05   In the year 1787 birth of john Burke, Irish genealogist (Burke's Peerage)  

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   On this day in history birth of james P Carrell, composer  

Feb 16   In the year 1787 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   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   In the year 1787 arthur Middleton, US farmer (signed Decl of Independence), dies at 44  

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

Mar 11   In the year 1787 maximilian JLP Gardel, French ballet dancer/choreographer, dies at 45  

Apr 01   Floyer Sydenham, English classical scholar (b. 1710) died in the year 1787.  

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 in the year 1787.  

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