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Historical Events In 1887

Monday, 19 April 2021

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

Feb 04   Interstate Commerce Act authorizes federal regulation of railroads on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Otello" premieres at La Scala in Italy on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history snow falls on San Francisco  

Feb 08   On this day in history aurora Ski Club of Red Wing, Minn became the 1st US ski club  

Feb 08   In the year 1887 dawes Act passed (Indians living apart from tribe granted citizenship)  

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

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   On this day in history 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   Cubs sell Mike King Kelly to Boston for record $10,000 in the year 1887.  

Feb 15   Alexander Borodin, composer, dies in the year 1887.  

Feb 15   H M Bateman, Sutton Forest NSW, cartoonist in the year 1887.  

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

Feb 17   On this day in history leevi Antti Madetoja, composer  

Feb 18   Nikos Kasandsakis, writer on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66 in the year 1887.  

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

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   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   On this day in history oregon becomes first US state to make Labor Day a holiday  

Feb 21   On this day in history 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   Union Labor Party organized in Cincinnati on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Feb 26   On this day in history 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 in the year 1887.  

Jan 13   George Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949) was born in the year 1887.  

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   Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66 in the year 1887.  

Jan 07   In the year 1887 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   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   On this day in history alexander Borodin, composer, dies  

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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