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Historical Events In 1887

Thursday, 25 April 2019

Feb 03   In the year 1887 to avoid disputed natl elections, Congress creates Electoral Count Act  

Feb 04   On this day in history interstate Commerce Act authorizes federal regulation of railroads  

Feb 05   In the year 1887 giuseppe Verdi's opera "Otello" premieres at La Scala in Italy  

Feb 05   Snow falls on San Francisco on this day in history.  

Feb 08   Aurora Ski Club of Red Wing, Minn became the 1st US ski club in the year 1887.  

Feb 08   Dawes Act passed (Indians living apart from tribe granted citizenship) on this day in history.  

Feb 09   On this day in history henry Zimmerman, baseball player (1912-batted .372 with 14 HRs)  

Feb 10   On this day in history ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73  

Feb 10   On this day in history [Fran J] Vital Celen, Flemish literary/author [or Feb 9]  

Feb 11   In the year 1887 john van Melle, South African writer (Dawid Booysen)  

Feb 13   Alvin York, famed US soldier with 25 kills in WW I in the year 1887.  

Feb 14   Cubs sell Mike King Kelly to Boston for record $10,000 in the year 1887.  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history h M Bateman, Sutton Forest NSW, cartoonist  

Feb 16   On this day in history 1st newspaper convention (Rochester NY)  

Feb 17   Leevi Antti Madetoja, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 18   On this day in history nikos Kasandsakis, writer  

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

Feb 20   In the year 1887 1st minor league baseball association organizes (Pittsburgh)  

Feb 20   David McKinley Williams, composer in the year 1887.  

Feb 20   On this day in history germany, Austria-Hungary &France end Triple Alliance  

Feb 21   In the year 1887 1st US bacteriology laboratory opens (Brooklyn)  

Feb 21   First US bacteriology laboratory opens (Brooklyn) on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Oregon becomes first US state to make Labor Day a holiday on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Savielly [Xavier] G Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player on this day in history.  

Feb 22   Mary Ellen Chase, educator/author (Windswept, 1959 Sarah Hale Award) on this day in history.  

Feb 22   Union Labor Party organized in Cincinnati on this day in history.  

Feb 23   In the year 1887 congress grants Seal Rocks to San Francisco  

Feb 23   Congress grants Seal Rocks to SF in the year 1887.  

Feb 23   French/Italian Riviera struck by Earthquake; 2,000 die in the year 1887.  

Feb 23   On this day in history oskar Frederik Lindberg, composer  

Feb 24   On this day in history mary Ellen Chase, US linguistic/author (White Gate)  

Feb 25   In the year 1887 leonard Carey, England, actor (Laughter)  

Feb 26   In the year 1887 benegal Narsing Rau, India, pres of UN Security Council (1950)  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 16   On this day in history 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   Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor/director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1887 friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83  

Jan 17   On this day in history death of william Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840)  

Feb 10   On this day in history 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   In the year 1887 alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53  

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