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Historical Events In 1887

Tuesday, 28 January 2020

Feb 03   To avoid disputed natl elections, Congress creates Electoral Count Act on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73  

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) 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 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   On this day in history 1st newspaper convention (Rochester NY)  

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   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   In the year 1887 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   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   On this day in history union Labor Party organized in Cincinnati  

Feb 23   Congress grants Seal Rocks to San Francisco on this day in history.  

Feb 23   Congress grants Seal Rocks to SF on this day in history.  

Feb 23   In the year 1887 french/Italian Riviera struck by Earthquake; 2,000 die  

Feb 23   In the year 1887 oskar Frederik Lindberg, composer  

Feb 24   On this day in history mary Ellen Chase, US linguistic/author (White Gate)  

Feb 25   Leonard Carey, England, actor (Laughter) in the year 1887.  

Feb 26   In the year 1887 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 in the year 1887.  

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   George Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949) was born in the year 1887.  

Jan 16   John Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Ola Raknes, Norwegian psychoanalyst and philologist (d. 1975) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1887.  

Jan 14   Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83 in the year 1887.  

Jan 17   William Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840) died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history alexander Borodin, composer, dies  

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

Feb 27   In the year 1887 alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53  

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