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Historical Events In 1887

Thursday, 24 September 2020

Nov 30   In the year 1887 first indoor softball game (Chicago)  

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   Sherlock Holmes first appears in print "A 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   Sino-Portuguese treaty recognizes Portugal's control of Macao in the year 1887.  

Dec 02   Amsterdam's Oscar CarrĂ©s Circus Theater opens on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1887.  

Dec 06   In the year 1887 joseph Lamb, composer  

Dec 07   Ernst Toch, Vienna Austria, composer (Melodie Lehre) on this day in history.  

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   Austria-Hungary/Italy/Great-Britain signs military treaty of Balkan in the year 1887.  

Dec 12   In the year 1887 kurt Magnus Atterberg, composer  

Dec 15   In the year 1887 pieter C A Geyl, historian (History of the Dutch Tribe)  

Dec 17   On this day in history georges Feydeaus' "Tailleur Pour Dames" premieres in Paris  

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   Eric Blore, London England, actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad) on this day in history.  

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   Jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

Dec 27   Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Blue Carbuncle" (BG) in the year 1887.  

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

Dec 28   Charles Dingle in the year 1887.  

Dec 28   Sir John Layton Jarvis, 1st British race horse trainer knighted in the year 1887.  

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

Dec 29   In the year 1887 kiyoshi Nobutoki, composer  

Dec 30   In the year 1887 henry George Ley, composer  

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

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

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   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   Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66 in the year 1887.  

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

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

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 in the year 1887.  

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

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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