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Historical Events In 1887

Sunday, 21 July 2019

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

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   Snow falls on San Francisco in the year 1887.  

Feb 08   On this day in history 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   Henry Zimmerman, baseball player (1912-batted .372 with 14 HRs) in the year 1887.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

Feb 13   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   In the year 1887 h M Bateman, Sutton Forest NSW, cartoonist  

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

Feb 17   In the year 1887 leevi Antti Madetoja, composer  

Feb 18   On this day in history nikos Kasandsakis, writer  

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

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   Germany, Austria-Hungary &France end Triple Alliance on this day in history.  

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

Feb 21   First US bacteriology laboratory opens (Brooklyn) in the year 1887.  

Feb 21   In the year 1887 oregon becomes first US state to make Labor Day a holiday  

Feb 21   Savielly [Xavier] G Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player in the year 1887.  

Feb 22   In the year 1887 mary Ellen Chase, educator/author (Windswept, 1959 Sarah Hale Award)  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 23   On this day in history french/Italian Riviera struck by Earthquake; 2,000 die  

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

Feb 24   Mary Ellen Chase, US linguistic/author (White Gate) in the year 1887.  

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

Feb 26   Benegal Narsing Rau, India, pres of UN Security Council (1950) on this day in history.  

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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   Robinson Jeffers, US, poet/playwright (Tamar & Other Poems, Medea) was born in the year 1887.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   John Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman) was born in the year 1887.  

Jan 17   In the year 1887 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   On this day in history ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73  

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

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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