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Historical Events In 1887

Thursday, 17 October 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 in the year 1887.  

Feb 05   On this day in history 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   In the year 1887 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   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   On this day in history john van Melle, South African writer (Dawid Booysen)  

Feb 13   Alvin York, famed US soldier with 25 kills in WW I in the year 1887.  

Feb 14   On this day in history cubs sell Mike King Kelly to Boston for record $10,000  

Feb 15   Alexander Borodin, composer, dies in the year 1887.  

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   Leevi Antti Madetoja, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Nikos Kasandsakis, writer on this day in history.  

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

Feb 20   1st minor league baseball association organizes (Pittsburgh) in the year 1887.  

Feb 20   David McKinley Williams, composer in the year 1887.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 21   On this day in history savielly [Xavier] G Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player  

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

Feb 23   On this day in history congress grants Seal Rocks to SF  

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   In the year 1887 leonard Carey, England, actor (Laughter)  

Feb 26   Benegal Narsing Rau, India, pres of UN Security Council (1950) in the year 1887.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1887

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1887 birth of wilhelm Canaris, German admiral/head German military intelligence  

Jan 03   Helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan) was born in the year 1887.  

Jan 03   In the year 1887 birth of august Macke, German painter (d. 1914)  

Jan 10   In the year 1887 birth of robinson Jeffers, US, poet/playwright (Tamar & Other Poems, Medea)  

Jan 11   In the year 1887 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   John Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman) was born in the year 1887.  

Jan 17   Ola Raknes, Norwegian psychoanalyst and philologist (d. 1975) was born in the year 1887.  

Famous Deaths In 1887

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66  

Jan 07   In the year 1887 abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor/director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74  

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

Jan 17   In the year 1887 death of william Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840)  

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   Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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