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Historical Events In 1787

Tuesday, 10 December 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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1787.  

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

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

Dec 18   In the year 1787 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   On this day in history birth of john Burke, Irish genealogist (Burke's Peerage)  

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

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

Feb 13   On this day in history birth of james P Carrell, composer  

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

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   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   In the year 1787 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   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   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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