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Historical Events In 1887

Thursday, 17 October 2019

Jan 01   In the year 1887 johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66  

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

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

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

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   Abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor/director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 14   On this day in history friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83  

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

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

Jan 19   In the year 1887 alexander Woollcott, NJ, short story writer (Man Who Came to Dinner)  

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   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   In the year 1887 amateur Athletic Union (AAU) forms  

Jan 25   Diego Valeri, Italian author/poet (Le Gaie Tristezze) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 27   Carl Blegen, Minneapolis, archaeologist (excavator at Troy, Pylos) in the year 1887.  

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 in the year 1887.  

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   Dirk Roosenburg, Dutch architect in the year 1887.  

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

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

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

Jan 13   In the year 1887 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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 10   Ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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   Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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