Historical Events In 1887
Sunday, 21 July 2019
Feb 03 To avoid disputed natl elections, Congress creates Electoral Count Act in the year 1887.
Feb 04 Interstate Commerce Act authorizes federal regulation of railroads on this day in history.
Feb 05 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Otello" premieres at La Scala in Italy on this day in history.
Feb 05 Snow falls on San Francisco in the year 1887.
Feb 08 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1887 [Fran J] Vital Celen, Flemish literary/author [or Feb 9]
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 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 In the year 1887 leevi Antti Madetoja, composer
Feb 18 On this day in history nikos Kasandsakis, writer
Feb 19 In the year 1887 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 in the year 1887.
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 in the year 1887.
Feb 22 In the year 1887 mary Ellen Chase, educator/author (Windswept, 1959 Sarah Hale Award)
Feb 22 Union Labor Party organized in Cincinnati on this day in history.
Feb 23 In the year 1887 congress grants Seal Rocks to San Francisco
Feb 23 Congress grants Seal Rocks to SF on this day in history.
Feb 23 On this day in history 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) in the year 1887.
Feb 25 Leonard Carey, England, actor (Laughter) in the year 1887.
Feb 26 Benegal Narsing Rau, India, pres of UN Security Council (1950) on this day in history.