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Historical Events In 1887

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Dec 01   In the year 1887 albertus J Duymaer van Twist, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies, dies at 78  

Dec 01   Sherlock Holmes 1st appears in print: "Study in Scarlet" in the year 1887.  

Dec 01   On this day in history sherlock Holmes first appears in print "A Study In Scarlet"  

Dec 01   Sherlock Holmes first appears in print: "A Study In Scarlet" in the year 1887.  

Dec 01   Sino-Portuguese treaty recognizes Portugal's control of Macao on this day in history.  

Dec 02   On this day in history amsterdam's Oscar CarrĂ©s Circus Theater opens  

Dec 02   On this day in history the First public reading of a Charles Dickens book in US (New York NY)  

Dec 05   Stanley's expedition reaches plateau at Lake Albert Congo on this day in history.  

Dec 06   Joseph Lamb, composer in the year 1887.  

Dec 07   Ernst Toch, Vienna Austria, composer (Melodie Lehre) in the year 1887.  

Dec 08   In the year 1887 vicente Emilio Sojo, composer  

Dec 09   Mahmadu Lamine, Senegalese marabout and military leader on this day in history.  

Dec 10   On this day in history austria-Hungary/Italy/Great-Britain signs military treaty of Balkan  

Dec 12   In the year 1887 kurt Magnus Atterberg, composer  

Dec 15   On this day in history pieter C A Geyl, historian (History of the Dutch Tribe)  

Dec 17   Georges Feydeaus' "Tailleur Pour Dames" premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

Dec 19   Jake Kilrain & Jem Smith fight 106 round bare knuckle draw in the year 1887.  

Dec 19   Jake Kilrain and Jem Smith fight 106 round bare knuckle draw on this day in history.  

Dec 23   In the year 1887 eric Blore, London England, actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad)  

Dec 24   Louis Jouvet, Crozon France, actor (Volpone, Topaze, La Marseillaise) in the year 1887.  

Dec 25   Conrad Hilton, hotel mogul (Hilton Hotels) on this day in history.  

Dec 26   In the year 1887 jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer, dies at 40  

Dec 27   Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Blue Carbuncle" (BG) on this day in history.  

Dec 27   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of The Blue Carbuncle" (BG)  

Dec 28   Charles Dingle in the year 1887.  

Dec 28   Sir John Layton Jarvis, 1st British race horse trainer knighted on this day in history.  

Dec 28   Sir John Layton Jarvis, first British race horse trainer knighted on this day in history.  

Dec 29   Kiyoshi Nobutoki, composer in the year 1887.  

Dec 30   Henry George Ley, composer in the year 1887.  

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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   August Macke, German painter (d. 1914) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   George Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   Alexander Borodin, composer, dies in the year 1887.  

Feb 19   In the year 1887 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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