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Historical Events In 1887

Wednesday, 08 April 2020

Feb 03   On this day in history to avoid disputed natl elections, Congress creates Electoral Count Act  

Feb 04   Interstate Commerce Act authorizes federal regulation of railroads in the year 1887.  

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

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

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

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   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   Leevi Antti Madetoja, composer in the year 1887.  

Feb 18   On this day in history nikos Kasandsakis, writer  

Feb 19   On this day in history eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66  

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

Feb 20   On this day in history david McKinley Williams, composer  

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

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

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

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

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

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

Feb 25   Leonard Carey, England, actor (Laughter) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   Aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society) was born in the year 1887.  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of george Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949)  

Jan 16   John Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   William Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840) died in the year 1887.  

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

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   Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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