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Historical Events In 1887

Thursday, 25 April 2019

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

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   Thomas Stevens is 1st man to bicycle around the world (SF-SF) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1887.  

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

Jan 10   Robinson Jeffers, US, poet/playwright (Tamar & Other Poems, Medea) on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society) in the year 1887.  

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

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

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

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

Jan 21   In the year 1887 alfred Henry Ackley, composer  

Jan 21   Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) forms on this day in history.  

Jan 25   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 27   In the year 1887 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   Dirk Roosenburg, Dutch architect in the year 1887.  

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   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 in the year 1887.  

Feb 03   In the year 1887 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   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   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 in the year 1887.  

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 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   On this day in history death of william Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840)  

Feb 10   On this day in history ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73  

Feb 15   Alexander Borodin, composer, dies in the year 1887.  

Feb 19   On this day in history eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66  

Feb 27   In the year 1887 alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53  

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