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Historical Events In 1887

Saturday, 26 September 2020

Feb 03   To avoid disputed natl elections, Congress creates Electoral Count Act on this day in history.  

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

Feb 05   On this day in history giuseppe Verdi's opera "Otello" premieres at La Scala in Italy  

Feb 05   Snow falls on San Francisco in the year 1887.  

Feb 08   In the year 1887 aurora Ski Club of Red Wing, Minn became the 1st US ski club  

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   In the year 1887 alvin York, famed US soldier with 25 kills in WW I  

Feb 14   In the year 1887 cubs sell Mike King Kelly to Boston for record $10,000  

Feb 15   In the year 1887 alexander Borodin, composer, dies  

Feb 15   H M Bateman, Sutton Forest NSW, cartoonist on this day in history.  

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

Feb 17   In the year 1887 leevi Antti Madetoja, composer  

Feb 18   Nikos Kasandsakis, writer in the year 1887.  

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   On this day in history david McKinley Williams, composer  

Feb 20   Germany, Austria-Hungary &France end Triple Alliance in the year 1887.  

Feb 21   On this day in history 1st US bacteriology laboratory opens (Brooklyn)  

Feb 21   On this day in history first US bacteriology laboratory opens (Brooklyn)  

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   In the year 1887 mary Ellen Chase, educator/author (Windswept, 1959 Sarah Hale Award)  

Feb 22   On this day in history union Labor Party organized in Cincinnati  

Feb 23   Congress grants Seal Rocks to San Francisco on this day in history.  

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   Mary Ellen Chase, US linguistic/author (White Gate) on this day in history.  

Feb 25   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of wilhelm Canaris, German admiral/head German military intelligence  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan)  

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

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 in the year 1887.  

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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1887

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   On this day in history friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83  

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

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

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

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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