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Historical Events In 1887

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Jan 01   Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Wilhelm Canaris, German admiral/head German military intelligence on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan)  

Jan 04   Thomas Stevens is 1st man to bicycle around the world (SF-SF) on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1887 thomas Stevens is first man to bicycle around the world (San Francisco-San Francisco); 21,700km  

Jan 05   1st US school of librarianship opens at Columbia University on this day in history.  

Jan 06   `Abd-allah II of Harar opens the Battle of Chelenqo with an attack on the camp of the Shewan army of Negus Menelik II in the year 1887.  

Jan 07   Abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor/director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74 in the year 1887.  

Jan 10   Robinson Jeffers, US, poet/playwright (Tamar & Other Poems, Medea) in the year 1887.  

Jan 11   Aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society) in the year 1887.  

Jan 14   Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Cliff House damaged when schooner "Parallel"'s powder cargo explodes in the year 1887.  

Jan 16   John Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman) on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Alexander Woollcott, NJ, short story writer (Man Who Came to Dinner) on this day in history.  

Jan 20   The U.S. Senate approves a proposal to lease the port of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for use as a naval base on this day in history.  

Jan 20   In the year 1887 uS Senate approves naval base lease of Pearl Harbor  

Jan 20   On this day in history uS Senate approves the naval base lease of Pearl Harbor  

Jan 21   In the year 1887 alfred Henry Ackley, composer  

Jan 21   In the year 1887 amateur Athletic Union (AAU) forms  

Jan 25   On this day in history diego Valeri, Italian author/poet (Le Gaie Tristezze)  

Jan 26   On this day in history battle of Dogali Abyssinian Emperor John IV defeats Italians  

Jan 26   In the year 1887 battle of Dogali: Abyssinian Emperor John IV defeats Italians  

Jan 26   In the year 1887 enrique E Ecker, Curacao, bacteriologist  

Jan 27   On this day in history carl Blegen, Minneapolis, archaeologist (excavator at Troy, Pylos)  

Jan 28   England all out for 45 v Aust SCG, their lowest total ever in the year 1887.  

Jan 28   England all out for 45 vs Australia SCG, their lowest total ever on this day in history.  

Jan 28   On this day in history lily Theresa Strickland, composer  

Jan 29   On this day in history albert Conti, Trieste Austria, actor (Jazz Heaven, Doomed Battalion)  

Feb 01   In the year 1887 dirk Roosenburg, Dutch architect  

Feb 01   Harvey Wilcox of Kansas subdivides 120 acres he owned in Southern California & starts selling it off as a real estate development (Hollywood) on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Harvey Wilcox of Ks subdivides 120 acres he owned in Southern Calif & starts selling it off as a real estate development (Hollywood) on this day in history.  

Feb 02   In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania the first Groundhog Day is observed in the year 1887.  

Feb 03   In the year 1887 carlo Jachino, composer  

Feb 03   To avoid disputed national elections, Congress creates Electoral Count Act in the year 1887.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1887

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Wilhelm Canaris, German admiral/head German military intelligence was born in the year 1887.  

Jan 03   Helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1887 birth of august Macke, German painter (d. 1914)  

Jan 10   Robinson Jeffers, US, poet/playwright (Tamar & Other Poems, Medea) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society)  

Jan 13   George Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949) was born in the year 1887.  

Jan 16   On this day in history birth of john Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman)  

Jan 17   Ola Raknes, Norwegian psychoanalyst and philologist (d. 1975) was born in the year 1887.  

Famous Deaths In 1887

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66 in the year 1887.  

Jan 07   In the year 1887 abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor/director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74  

Jan 14   Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1887 death of william Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840)  

Feb 10   In the year 1887 ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73  

Feb 15   Alexander Borodin, composer, dies in the year 1887.  

Feb 19   In the year 1887 eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66  

Feb 27   Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53 in the year 1887.  

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