Historical Events In 1887
Wednesday, 11 December 2019
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 On this day in history giuseppe Verdi's opera "Otello" premieres at La Scala in Italy
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 in the year 1887.
Feb 08 On this day in history dawes Act passed (Indians living apart from tribe granted citizenship)
Feb 09 Henry Zimmerman, baseball player (1912-batted .372 with 14 HRs) in the year 1887.
Feb 10 Ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73 in the year 1887.
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) in the year 1887.
Feb 13 In the year 1887 alvin York, famed US soldier with 25 kills in WW I
Feb 14 On this day in history cubs sell Mike King Kelly to Boston for record $10,000
Feb 15 In the year 1887 alexander Borodin, composer, dies
Feb 15 H M Bateman, Sutton Forest NSW, cartoonist in the year 1887.
Feb 16 In the year 1887 1st newspaper convention (Rochester NY)
Feb 17 In the year 1887 leevi Antti Madetoja, composer
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 on this day in history.
Feb 20 In the year 1887 germany, Austria-Hungary &France end Triple Alliance
Feb 21 In the year 1887 1st US bacteriology laboratory opens (Brooklyn)
Feb 21 On this day in history first US bacteriology laboratory opens (Brooklyn)
Feb 21 Oregon becomes first US state to make Labor Day a holiday on this day in history.
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 On this day in history congress grants Seal Rocks to San Francisco
Feb 23 In the year 1887 congress grants Seal Rocks to SF
Feb 23 French/Italian Riviera struck by Earthquake; 2,000 die on this day in history.
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 Leonard Carey, England, actor (Laughter) in the year 1887.
Feb 26 Benegal Narsing Rau, India, pres of UN Security Council (1950) in the year 1887.