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Historical Events In 1887

Saturday, 04 April 2020

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 11   In the year 1887 aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society)  

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

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   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   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 in the year 1887.  

Jan 21   On this day in history amateur Athletic Union (AAU) forms  

Jan 25   Diego Valeri, Italian author/poet (Le Gaie Tristezze) in the year 1887.  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 28   In the year 1887 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 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) in the year 1887.  

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

Feb 03   On this day in history carlo Jachino, composer  

Feb 03   To avoid disputed national elections, Congress creates Electoral Count Act on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1887

Famous People Born In This Year In History

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

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   In the year 1887 birth of aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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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