Historical Events In 1887
Sunday, 05 July 2020
Feb 03 In the year 1887 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 In the year 1887 giuseppe Verdi's opera "Otello" premieres at La Scala in Italy
Feb 05 Snow falls on San Francisco on this day in history.
Feb 08 Aurora Ski Club of Red Wing, Minn became the 1st US ski club in the year 1887.
Feb 08 On this day in history 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 in the year 1887.
Feb 10 [Fran J] Vital Celen, Flemish literary/author [or Feb 9] on this day in history.
Feb 11 On this day in history john van Melle, South African writer (Dawid Booysen)
Feb 13 In the year 1887 alvin York, famed US soldier with 25 kills in WW I
Feb 14 In the year 1887 cubs sell Mike King Kelly to Boston for record $10,000
Feb 15 Alexander Borodin, composer, dies on this day in history.
Feb 15 H M Bateman, Sutton Forest NSW, cartoonist on this day in history.
Feb 16 1st newspaper convention (Rochester NY) in the year 1887.
Feb 17 On this day in history leevi Antti Madetoja, composer
Feb 18 In the year 1887 nikos Kasandsakis, writer
Feb 19 Eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history germany, Austria-Hungary &France end Triple Alliance
Feb 21 In the year 1887 1st US bacteriology laboratory opens (Brooklyn)
Feb 21 First US bacteriology laboratory opens (Brooklyn) in the year 1887.
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 Mary Ellen Chase, educator/author (Windswept, 1959 Sarah Hale Award) on this day in history.
Feb 22 In the year 1887 union Labor Party organized in Cincinnati
Feb 23 Congress grants Seal Rocks to San Francisco in the year 1887.
Feb 23 In the year 1887 congress grants Seal Rocks to SF
Feb 23 French/Italian Riviera struck by Earthquake; 2,000 die in the year 1887.
Feb 23 In the year 1887 oskar Frederik Lindberg, composer
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.