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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.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1887.  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society)  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of george Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949)  

Jan 16   In the year 1887 birth of john Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman)  

Jan 17   In the year 1887 birth of ola Raknes, Norwegian psychoanalyst and philologist (d. 1975)  

Famous Deaths In 1887

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 14   In the year 1887 friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83  

Jan 17   William Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840) died in the year 1887.  

Feb 10   In the year 1887 ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73  

Feb 15   Alexander Borodin, composer, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

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