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)