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Historical Events In 1887

Friday, 16 November 2018

Feb 03   On this day in history to avoid disputed natl elections, Congress creates Electoral Count Act  

Feb 04   On this day in history interstate Commerce Act authorizes federal regulation of railroads  

Feb 05   Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Otello" premieres at La Scala in Italy in the year 1887.  

Feb 05   In the year 1887 snow falls on San Francisco  

Feb 08   On this day in history aurora Ski Club of Red Wing, Minn became the 1st US ski club  

Feb 08   Dawes Act passed (Indians living apart from tribe granted citizenship) in the year 1887.  

Feb 09   On this day in history 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   [Fran J] Vital Celen, Flemish literary/author [or Feb 9] on this day in history.  

Feb 11   In the year 1887 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   Cubs sell Mike King Kelly to Boston for record $10,000 in the year 1887.  

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   In the year 1887 1st newspaper convention (Rochester NY)  

Feb 17   In the year 1887 leevi Antti Madetoja, composer  

Feb 18   On this day in history nikos Kasandsakis, writer  

Feb 19   On this day in history eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66  

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

Feb 20   In the year 1887 david McKinley Williams, composer  

Feb 20   Germany, Austria-Hungary &France end Triple Alliance on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1887 oregon becomes first US state to make Labor Day a holiday  

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) on this day in history.  

Feb 22   In the year 1887 union Labor Party organized in Cincinnati  

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

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

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

Feb 23   Oskar Frederik Lindberg, composer on this day in history.  

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

Feb 25   Leonard Carey, England, actor (Laughter) on this day in history.  

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   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   Robinson Jeffers, US, poet/playwright (Tamar & Other Poems, Medea) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1887 birth of aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society)  

Jan 13   George Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83  

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

Feb 10   On this day in history ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73  

Feb 15   In the year 1887 alexander Borodin, composer, dies  

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

Feb 27   On this day in history alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53  

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