Historical Events In 1887
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Feb 03 To avoid disputed natl elections, Congress creates Electoral Count Act in the year 1887.
Feb 04 On this day in history interstate Commerce Act authorizes federal regulation of railroads
Feb 05 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Otello" premieres at La Scala in Italy in the year 1887.
Feb 05 In the year 1887 snow falls on San Francisco
Feb 08 In the year 1887 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 on this day in history.
Feb 10 On this day in history [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 Alvin York, famed US soldier with 25 kills in WW I on this day in history.
Feb 14 Cubs sell Mike King Kelly to Boston for record $10,000 on this day in history.
Feb 15 In the year 1887 alexander Borodin, composer, dies
Feb 15 In the year 1887 h M Bateman, Sutton Forest NSW, cartoonist
Feb 16 In the year 1887 1st newspaper convention (Rochester NY)
Feb 17 Leevi Antti Madetoja, composer in the year 1887.
Feb 18 Nikos Kasandsakis, writer on this day in history.
Feb 19 In the year 1887 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 Germany, Austria-Hungary &France end Triple Alliance in the year 1887.
Feb 21 1st US bacteriology laboratory opens (Brooklyn) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1887.
Feb 21 Savielly [Xavier] G Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player in the year 1887.
Feb 22 On this day in history mary Ellen Chase, educator/author (Windswept, 1959 Sarah Hale Award)
Feb 22 Union Labor Party organized in Cincinnati in the year 1887.
Feb 23 Congress grants Seal Rocks to San Francisco in the year 1887.
Feb 23 On this day in history congress grants Seal Rocks to SF
Feb 23 French/Italian Riviera struck by Earthquake; 2,000 die on this day in history.
Feb 23 In the year 1887 oskar Frederik Lindberg, composer
Feb 24 In the year 1887 mary Ellen Chase, US linguistic/author (White Gate)
Feb 25 Leonard Carey, England, actor (Laughter) on this day in history.
Feb 26 Benegal Narsing Rau, India, pres of UN Security Council (1950) on this day in history.