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Historical Events In 1887

Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Jan 01   On this day in history johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66  

Jan 01   Wilhelm Canaris, German admiral/head German military intelligence in the year 1887.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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

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   Abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor/director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74 in the year 1887.  

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

Jan 16   On this day in history 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   Alexander Woollcott, NJ, short story writer (Man Who Came to Dinner) on this day in history.  

Jan 20   The U.S. Senate approves a proposal to lease the port of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for use as a naval base in the year 1887.  

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   On this day in history alfred Henry Ackley, composer  

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

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

Jan 26   In the year 1887 enrique E Ecker, Curacao, bacteriologist  

Jan 27   In the year 1887 carl Blegen, Minneapolis, archaeologist (excavator at Troy, Pylos)  

Jan 28   In the year 1887 england all out for 45 v Aust SCG, their lowest total ever  

Jan 28   On this day in history england all out for 45 vs Australia SCG, their lowest total ever  

Jan 28   Lily Theresa Strickland, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Albert Conti, Trieste Austria, actor (Jazz Heaven, Doomed Battalion) on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1887 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) in the year 1887.  

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 in the year 1887.  

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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