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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.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1887 birth of helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan)  

Jan 03   In the year 1887 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   On this day in history birth of aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society)  

Jan 13   In the year 1887 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   On this day in history birth of ola Raknes, Norwegian psychoanalyst and philologist (d. 1975)  

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   Abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor/director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83  

Jan 17   In the year 1887 death of william Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840)  

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

Feb 15   In the year 1887 alexander Borodin, composer, dies  

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

Feb 27   On this day in history alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53  

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