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Historical Events In 1887

Wednesday, 27 January 2021

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

Feb 04   In the year 1887 interstate Commerce Act authorizes federal regulation of railroads  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 08   In the year 1887 dawes Act passed (Indians living apart from tribe granted citizenship)  

Feb 09   In the year 1887 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   [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   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   On this day in history alexander Borodin, composer, dies  

Feb 15   On this day in history h M Bateman, Sutton Forest NSW, cartoonist  

Feb 16   In the year 1887 1st newspaper convention (Rochester NY)  

Feb 17   Leevi Antti Madetoja, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 18   In the year 1887 nikos Kasandsakis, writer  

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

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

Feb 20   David McKinley Williams, composer in the year 1887.  

Feb 20   Germany, Austria-Hungary &France end Triple Alliance in the year 1887.  

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

Feb 21   In the year 1887 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   In the year 1887 savielly [Xavier] G Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player  

Feb 22   Mary Ellen Chase, educator/author (Windswept, 1959 Sarah Hale Award) in the year 1887.  

Feb 22   Union Labor Party organized in Cincinnati on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1887 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) on this day in history.  

Feb 25   On this day in history leonard Carey, England, actor (Laughter)  

Feb 26   Benegal Narsing Rau, India, pres of UN Security Council (1950) in the year 1887.  

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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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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   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   In the year 1887 johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66  

Jan 07   On this day in history abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor/director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 27   Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53 in the year 1887.  

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