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Historical Events In 1887

Sunday, 25 August 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1887 thomas Stevens is 1st man to bicycle around the world (SF-SF)  

Jan 04   On this day in history thomas Stevens is first man to bicycle around the world (San Francisco-San Francisco); 21,700km  

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

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   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) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1887.  

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

Jan 19   Alexander Woollcott, NJ, short story writer (Man Who Came to Dinner) in the year 1887.  

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

Jan 20   On this day in history 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   Alfred Henry Ackley, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 26   Battle of Dogali Abyssinian Emperor John IV defeats Italians on this day in history.  

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

Jan 26   Enrique E Ecker, Curacao, bacteriologist on this day in history.  

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

Jan 28   On this day in history 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   In the year 1887 albert Conti, Trieste Austria, actor (Jazz Heaven, Doomed Battalion)  

Feb 01   On this day in history dirk Roosenburg, Dutch architect  

Feb 01   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1887 birth of helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan)  

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

Jan 16   In the year 1887 birth of john Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman)  

Jan 17   In the year 1887 birth of ola Raknes, Norwegian psychoanalyst and philologist (d. 1975)  

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   On this day in history 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   William Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840) died in the year 1887.  

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

Feb 15   Alexander Borodin, composer, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

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