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Historical Events In 1887

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

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   On this day in history giuseppe Verdi's opera "Otello" premieres at La Scala in Italy  

Feb 05   Snow falls on San Francisco in the year 1887.  

Feb 08   In the year 1887 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) in the year 1887.  

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   [Fran J] Vital Celen, Flemish literary/author [or Feb 9] on this day in history.  

Feb 11   John van Melle, South African writer (Dawid Booysen) on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Feb 17   Leevi Antti Madetoja, composer in the year 1887.  

Feb 18   In the year 1887 nikos Kasandsakis, writer  

Feb 19   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 22   On this day in history mary Ellen Chase, educator/author (Windswept, 1959 Sarah Hale Award)  

Feb 22   On this day in history union Labor Party organized in Cincinnati  

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

Feb 24   In the year 1887 mary Ellen Chase, US linguistic/author (White Gate)  

Feb 25   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan) was born in the year 1887.  

Jan 03   August Macke, German painter (d. 1914) was born in the year 1887.  

Jan 10   Robinson Jeffers, US, poet/playwright (Tamar & Other Poems, Medea) was born on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history death of william Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840)  

Feb 10   Ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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