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Historical Events In 1887

Saturday, 04 July 2020

Nov 30   On this day in history first indoor softball game (Chicago)  

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" on this day in history.  

Dec 01   In the year 1887 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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 05   In the year 1887 stanley's expedition reaches plateau at Lake Albert Congo  

Dec 06   Joseph Lamb, composer in the year 1887.  

Dec 07   On this day in history ernst Toch, Vienna Austria, composer (Melodie Lehre)  

Dec 08   On this day in history vicente Emilio Sojo, composer  

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   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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1887 start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of The Blue Carbuncle" (BG)  

Dec 28   Charles Dingle on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   August Macke, German painter (d. 1914) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1887 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 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   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   William Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840) died on this day in history.  

Feb 10   Ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73 in the year 1887.  

Feb 15   Alexander Borodin, composer, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

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