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Historical Events In 1887

Thursday, 20 February 2020

Mar 24   Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, San Jose CA, actor (Keystone comedies) in the year 1887.  

Mar 24   In the year 1887 the birth of Fatty Arbuckle, American silent film actor  

Mar 28   On this day in history ditler G Monrad, Danish bishop/premier (1863-..), dies at 75  

Mar 28   Rudolf F W Boskaljon, Curacao, musician/composer on this day in history.  

Mar 30   In the year 1887 albert P Termote, Flemish/Dutch sculptor (Charles the Great)  

Mar 31   Jose Maria Usandizaga, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 01   In the year 1887 leonard Bloomfield, US linguist  

Apr 02   In the year 1887 juneau Alaska the US seizes Canadian sealing ships in North Pacific (boy they sure pick on us)  

Apr 04   Susanna Medora Salter elected 1st US woman mayor (Argonia KS) in the year 1887.  

Apr 04   Susanna Medora Salter elected 1st US woman mayor (Argonia, KS) on this day in history.  

Apr 05   On this day in history anne Sullivan teaches "water" to Helen Keller  

Apr 08   In the year 1887 walter Connolly, Cincinnati OH, actor (Good Earth, 5th Avenue Girl)  

Apr 10   Bernardo A Houssay, Argentine physiologist (Nobel 1947) on this day in history.  

Apr 10   President Abraham Lincoln's re-buried with his wife in Springfield Il in the year 1887.  

Apr 11   On this day in history pyotr Petrovich Sokal'sky, composer, dies at 54  

Apr 12   On this day in history henrik Ibsen's "Rosmersholm," premieres in Oslo  

Apr 14   Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Reigate Squires" (BG) on this day in history.  

Apr 21   In the year 1887 lillian Walker, Brooklyn NY, entertainer  

Apr 26   On this day in history cardston, Alberta Joseph Ora Card and a small group of Mormons found the community that will become Cardston, Alberta;  

Apr 26   Huntsville Electric Co established to sell electricity on this day in history.  

Apr 26   Huntsville Electric Co forms to sell electricity on this day in history.  

Apr 28   On this day in history carl Ferdinand Pohl, composer, dies at 67  

Apr 30   1st game played at Broad & Huntingdon St Park (Baker Bowl) in Philadelphia; Phillies beat Giants 19-10 in the year 1887.  

Apr 30   Friedrich Wilhelm Markull, composer, dies at 71 in the year 1887.  

May 01   Alan Gordon Cunningham, Irish/Brit gen/director of Palestine (1945-48) in the year 1887.  

May 02   Edward Collins, NY, Hall of Fame baseball infielder (White Sox, A's) on this day in history.  

May 02   On this day in history g Rossini's corpse transfered to Santa Croce, Florence  

May 02   Hannibal W Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film in the year 1887.  

May 03   In the Sonora, Mexico region a 7.4 earthquake ruptured the Pitaycachi fault on this day in history.  

May 05   On this day in history estelle Hemsley, Boston MA  

May 07   Henri Pourrat, French writer (Gaspard of the Montagnes) in the year 1887.  

May 08   Alexander Ulyanov, brother of Lenin/hanged for assassination of tsar in the year 1887.  

May 09   Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show opens in London on this day in history.  

May 09   Jules Van de Leene, Belgian writer in the year 1887.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1887

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   August Macke, German painter (d. 1914) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1887 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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1887

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66 in the year 1887.  

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

Jan 14   Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history death of william Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840)  

Feb 10   Ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73 in the year 1887.  

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

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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