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Historical Events In 1887

Sunday, 07 March 2021

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

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

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

Jan 04   In the year 1887 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 16   Cliff House damaged when schooner "Parallel"'s powder cargo explodes on this day in history.  

Jan 16   John Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1887.  

Jan 20   On this day in history uS Senate approves naval base lease of Pearl Harbor  

Jan 20   US Senate approves the naval base lease of Pearl Harbor in the year 1887.  

Jan 21   Alfred Henry Ackley, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 26   On this day in history enrique E Ecker, Curacao, bacteriologist  

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

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   In the year 1887 lily Theresa Strickland, composer  

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

Feb 01   Dirk Roosenburg, Dutch architect on this day in history.  

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

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   Wilhelm Canaris, German admiral/head German military intelligence was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan)  

Jan 03   August Macke, German painter (d. 1914) was born in the year 1887.  

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

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

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

Jan 17   In the year 1887 death of william Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840)  

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

Feb 15   In the year 1887 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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