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Historical Events In 1887

Thursday, 12 December 2019

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

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

Jan 03   Helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan) in the year 1887.  

Jan 04   Thomas Stevens is 1st man to bicycle around the world (SF-SF) in the year 1887.  

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   On this day in history `Abd-allah II of Harar opens the Battle of Chelenqo with an attack on the camp of the Shewan army of Negus Menelik II.  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1887 robinson Jeffers, US, poet/playwright (Tamar & Other Poems, Medea)  

Jan 11   Aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society) on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83 in the year 1887.  

Jan 16   In the year 1887 cliff House damaged when schooner "Parallel"'s powder cargo explodes  

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

Jan 19   On this day in history alexander Woollcott, NJ, short story writer (Man Who Came to Dinner)  

Jan 20   In the year 1887 the U.S. Senate approves a proposal to lease the port of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for use as a naval base.  

Jan 20   US Senate approves naval base lease of Pearl Harbor on this day in history.  

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

Jan 21   Alfred Henry Ackley, composer in the year 1887.  

Jan 21   Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) forms in the year 1887.  

Jan 25   In the year 1887 diego Valeri, Italian author/poet (Le Gaie Tristezze)  

Jan 26   Battle of Dogali Abyssinian Emperor John IV defeats Italians in the year 1887.  

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

Jan 26   Enrique E Ecker, Curacao, bacteriologist in the year 1887.  

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

Jan 28   In the year 1887 england all out for 45 v Aust SCG, their lowest total ever  

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   Albert Conti, Trieste Austria, actor (Jazz Heaven, Doomed Battalion) on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Dirk Roosenburg, Dutch architect on this day in history.  

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

Feb 03   Carlo Jachino, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 03   In the year 1887 to avoid disputed national elections, Congress creates Electoral Count Act  

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Famous Birthdays In 1887

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of wilhelm Canaris, German admiral/head German military intelligence  

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 in the year 1887.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 17   On this day in history 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   On this day in history alexander Borodin, composer, dies  

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 on this day in history.  

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