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Historical Events In 1887

Thursday, 17 October 2019

Dec 01   Albertus J Duymaer van Twist, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Dec 01   Sherlock Holmes 1st appears in print: "Study in Scarlet" on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 01   In the year 1887 sino-Portuguese treaty recognizes Portugal's control of Macao  

Dec 02   Amsterdam's Oscar CarrĂ©s Circus Theater opens in the year 1887.  

Dec 02   The First public reading of a Charles Dickens book in US (New York NY) in the year 1887.  

Dec 05   Stanley's expedition reaches plateau at Lake Albert Congo in the year 1887.  

Dec 06   In the year 1887 joseph Lamb, composer  

Dec 07   In the year 1887 ernst Toch, Vienna Austria, composer (Melodie Lehre)  

Dec 08   Vicente Emilio Sojo, composer in the year 1887.  

Dec 09   Mahmadu Lamine, Senegalese marabout and military leader in the year 1887.  

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

Dec 12   Kurt Magnus Atterberg, composer in the year 1887.  

Dec 15   Pieter C A Geyl, historian (History of the Dutch Tribe) in the year 1887.  

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

Dec 19   In the year 1887 jake Kilrain & Jem Smith fight 106 round bare knuckle draw  

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) on this day in history.  

Dec 25   In the year 1887 conrad Hilton, hotel mogul (Hilton Hotels)  

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   Start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of The Blue Carbuncle" (BG) in the year 1887.  

Dec 28   In the year 1887 charles Dingle  

Dec 28   On this day in history sir John Layton Jarvis, 1st British race horse trainer knighted  

Dec 28   On this day in history sir John Layton Jarvis, first British race horse trainer knighted  

Dec 29   On this day in history kiyoshi Nobutoki, composer  

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

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

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   In the year 1887 birth of george Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949)  

Jan 16   In the year 1887 birth of john Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman)  

Jan 17   Ola Raknes, Norwegian psychoanalyst and philologist (d. 1975) was born in the year 1887.  

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 in the year 1887.  

Jan 17   William Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840) died in the year 1887.  

Feb 10   In the year 1887 ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73  

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

Feb 19   Eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66 in the year 1887.  

Feb 27   Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53 in the year 1887.  

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