Historical Events In 1887
Monday, 16 May 2022
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 in the year 1887.
Mar 30 Albert P Termote, Flemish/Dutch sculptor (Charles the Great) in the year 1887.
Mar 31 In the year 1887 jose Maria Usandizaga, composer
Apr 01 Leonard Bloomfield, US linguist on this day in history.
Apr 02 Juneau Alaska the US seizes Canadian sealing ships in North Pacific (boy they sure pick on us) on this day in history.
Apr 04 On this day in history susanna Medora Salter elected 1st US woman mayor (Argonia KS)
Apr 04 Susanna Medora Salter elected 1st US woman mayor (Argonia, KS) in the year 1887.
Apr 05 Anne Sullivan teaches "water" to Helen Keller in the year 1887.
Apr 08 Walter Connolly, Cincinnati OH, actor (Good Earth, 5th Avenue Girl) on this day in history.
Apr 10 In the year 1887 bernardo A Houssay, Argentine physiologist (Nobel 1947)
Apr 10 President Abraham Lincoln's re-buried with his wife in Springfield Il in the year 1887.
Apr 11 Pyotr Petrovich Sokal'sky, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1887.
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 Lillian Walker, Brooklyn NY, entertainer in the year 1887.
Apr 26 In the year 1887 cardston, Alberta Joseph Ora Card and a small group of Mormons found the community that will become Cardston, Alberta;
Apr 26 On this day in history huntsville Electric Co established to sell electricity
Apr 26 Huntsville Electric Co forms to sell electricity in the year 1887.
Apr 28 In the year 1887 carl Ferdinand Pohl, composer, dies at 67
Apr 30 In the year 1887 1st game played at Broad & Huntingdon St Park (Baker Bowl) in Philadelphia; Phillies beat Giants 19-10
Apr 30 Friedrich Wilhelm Markull, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
May 01 In the year 1887 alan Gordon Cunningham, Irish/Brit gen/director of Palestine (1945-48)
May 02 On this day in history edward Collins, NY, Hall of Fame baseball infielder (White Sox, A's)
May 02 On this day in history g Rossini's corpse transfered to Santa Croce, Florence
May 02 On this day in history hannibal W Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film
May 03 In the Sonora, Mexico region a 7.4 earthquake ruptured the Pitaycachi fault in the year 1887.
May 05 On this day in history estelle Hemsley, Boston MA
May 07 On this day in history henri Pourrat, French writer (Gaspard of the Montagnes)
May 08 On this day in history alexander Ulyanov, brother of Lenin/hanged for assassination of tsar
May 09 On this day in history buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show opens in London.
May 09 Jules Van de Leene, Belgian writer in the year 1887.