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Historical Events In 1887

Sunday, 13 June 2021

Jan 01   Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

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) in the year 1887.  

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

Jan 16   On this day in history cliff House damaged when schooner "Parallel"'s powder cargo explodes  

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   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   On this day in history alfred Henry Ackley, composer  

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   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) on this day in history.  

Jan 28   In the year 1887 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   Lily Theresa Strickland, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Albert Conti, Trieste Austria, actor (Jazz Heaven, Doomed Battalion) in the year 1887.  

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) on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history 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 the year 1887 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania the first Groundhog Day is observed.  

Feb 03   Carlo Jachino, composer in the year 1887.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1887 birth of august Macke, German painter (d. 1914)  

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

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

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

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

Feb 15   On this day in history alexander Borodin, composer, dies  

Feb 19   In the year 1887 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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