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Historical Events In 1887

Sunday, 27 September 2020

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

Jan 01   In the year 1887 wilhelm Canaris, German admiral/head German military intelligence  

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) in the year 1887.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1887 1st US school of librarianship opens at Columbia University  

Jan 06   In the year 1887 `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   In the year 1887 aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society)  

Jan 14   In the year 1887 friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83  

Jan 16   Cliff House damaged when schooner "Parallel"'s powder cargo explodes on this day in history.  

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

Jan 19   In the year 1887 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   In the year 1887 uS Senate approves naval base lease of Pearl Harbor  

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 26   On this day in history 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   Dirk Roosenburg, Dutch architect in the year 1887.  

Feb 01   In the year 1887 harvey Wilcox of Kansas subdivides 120 acres he owned in Southern California & starts selling it off as a real estate development (Hollywood)  

Feb 01   Harvey Wilcox of Ks subdivides 120 acres he owned in Southern Calif & starts selling it off as a real estate development (Hollywood) in the year 1887.  

Feb 02   On this day in history in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania the first Groundhog Day is observed.  

Feb 03   Carlo Jachino, composer in the year 1887.  

Feb 03   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of august Macke, German painter (d. 1914)  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of robinson Jeffers, US, poet/playwright (Tamar & Other Poems, Medea)  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of george Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949)  

Jan 16   John Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman) was born in the year 1887.  

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   In the year 1887 friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83  

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   On this day in history eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66  

Feb 27   On this day in history alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53  

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