Historical Events In 1887
Wednesday, 27 January 2021
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 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Otello" premieres at La Scala in Italy on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Feb 08 In the year 1887 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 on this day in history.
Feb 10 [Fran J] Vital Celen, Flemish literary/author [or Feb 9] on this day in history.
Feb 11 John van Melle, South African writer (Dawid Booysen) on this day in history.
Feb 13 On this day in history alvin York, famed US soldier with 25 kills in WW I
Feb 14 Cubs sell Mike King Kelly to Boston for record $10,000 in the year 1887.
Feb 15 On this day in history alexander Borodin, composer, dies
Feb 15 On this day in history h M Bateman, Sutton Forest NSW, cartoonist
Feb 16 In the year 1887 1st newspaper convention (Rochester NY)
Feb 17 Leevi Antti Madetoja, composer on this day in history.
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 in the year 1887.
Feb 20 Germany, Austria-Hungary &France end Triple Alliance in the year 1887.
Feb 21 In the year 1887 1st US bacteriology laboratory opens (Brooklyn)
Feb 21 In the year 1887 first US bacteriology laboratory opens (Brooklyn)
Feb 21 On this day in history 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) in the year 1887.
Feb 22 Union Labor Party organized in Cincinnati on this day in history.
Feb 23 Congress grants Seal Rocks to San Francisco in the year 1887.
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 in the year 1887.
Feb 24 Mary Ellen Chase, US linguistic/author (White Gate) on this day in history.
Feb 25 On this day in history leonard Carey, England, actor (Laughter)
Feb 26 Benegal Narsing Rau, India, pres of UN Security Council (1950) in the year 1887.