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Historical Events In 1887

Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Feb 03   To avoid disputed natl elections, Congress creates Electoral Count Act in the year 1887.  

Feb 04   In the year 1887 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   In the year 1887 snow falls on San Francisco  

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

Feb 08   On this day in history dawes Act passed (Indians living apart from tribe granted citizenship)  

Feb 09   Henry Zimmerman, baseball player (1912-batted .372 with 14 HRs) in the year 1887.  

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

Feb 10   In the year 1887 [Fran J] Vital Celen, Flemish literary/author [or Feb 9]  

Feb 11   John van Melle, South African writer (Dawid Booysen) in the year 1887.  

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

Feb 14   On this day in history 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 in the year 1887.  

Feb 16   In the year 1887 1st newspaper convention (Rochester NY)  

Feb 17   In the year 1887 leevi Antti Madetoja, composer  

Feb 18   In the year 1887 nikos Kasandsakis, writer  

Feb 19   In the year 1887 eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66  

Feb 20   1st minor league baseball association organizes (Pittsburgh) on this day in history.  

Feb 20   David McKinley Williams, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 20   In the year 1887 germany, Austria-Hungary &France end Triple Alliance  

Feb 21   In the year 1887 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   In the year 1887 savielly [Xavier] G Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player  

Feb 22   Mary Ellen Chase, educator/author (Windswept, 1959 Sarah Hale Award) in the year 1887.  

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

Feb 23   On this day in history congress grants Seal Rocks to San Francisco  

Feb 23   In the year 1887 congress grants Seal Rocks to SF  

Feb 23   French/Italian Riviera struck by Earthquake; 2,000 die on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Oskar Frederik Lindberg, composer in the year 1887.  

Feb 24   In the year 1887 mary Ellen Chase, US linguistic/author (White Gate)  

Feb 25   Leonard Carey, England, actor (Laughter) in the year 1887.  

Feb 26   Benegal Narsing Rau, India, pres of UN Security Council (1950) in the year 1887.  

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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   Helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   In the year 1887 birth of john Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman)  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1887.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1887 alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53  

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