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Historical Events In 1887

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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 in the year 1887.  

Dec 01   In the year 1887 sherlock Holmes 1st appears in print: "Study in Scarlet"  

Dec 01   Sherlock Holmes first appears in print "A 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 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   On this day in history stanley's expedition reaches plateau at Lake Albert Congo  

Dec 06   In the year 1887 joseph Lamb, composer  

Dec 07   In the year 1887 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   Pieter C A Geyl, historian (History of the Dutch Tribe) in the year 1887.  

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   In the year 1887 jake Kilrain and Jem Smith fight 106 round bare knuckle draw  

Dec 23   Eric Blore, London England, actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad) on this day in history.  

Dec 24   On this day in history louis Jouvet, Crozon France, actor (Volpone, Topaze, La Marseillaise)  

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   In the year 1887 start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Blue Carbuncle" (BG)  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 28   In the year 1887 sir John Layton Jarvis, first British race horse trainer knighted  

Dec 29   Kiyoshi Nobutoki, composer on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1887.  

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

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   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   On this day in history death of william Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840)  

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

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

Feb 19   On this day in history eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66  

Feb 27   Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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