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Historical Events In 1887

Sunday, 19 May 2019

Mar 24   On this day in history roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, San Jose CA, actor (Keystone comedies)  

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

Mar 28   In the year 1887 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   In the year 1887 albert P Termote, Flemish/Dutch sculptor (Charles the Great)  

Mar 31   On this day in history jose Maria Usandizaga, composer  

Apr 01   On this day in history leonard Bloomfield, US linguist  

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   In the year 1887 susanna Medora Salter elected 1st US woman mayor (Argonia, KS)  

Apr 05   Anne Sullivan teaches "water" to Helen Keller in the year 1887.  

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

Apr 10   On this day in history bernardo A Houssay, Argentine physiologist (Nobel 1947)  

Apr 10   On this day in history president Abraham Lincoln's re-buried with his wife in Springfield Il  

Apr 11   Pyotr Petrovich Sokal'sky, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Apr 12   In the year 1887 henrik Ibsen's "Rosmersholm," premieres in Oslo  

Apr 14   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Reigate Squires" (BG)  

Apr 21   Lillian Walker, Brooklyn NY, entertainer in the year 1887.  

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   On this day in history huntsville Electric Co established to sell electricity  

Apr 26   On this day in history huntsville Electric Co forms to sell electricity  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 30   In the year 1887 friedrich Wilhelm Markull, composer, dies at 71  

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

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

May 02   G Rossini's corpse transfered to Santa Croce, Florence in the year 1887.  

May 02   In the year 1887 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   In the year 1887 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   Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show opens in London in the year 1887.  

May 09   Jules Van de Leene, Belgian writer on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan)  

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   In the year 1887 birth of george Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949)  

Jan 16   On this day in history birth of john Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman)  

Jan 17   On this day in history birth of ola Raknes, Norwegian psychoanalyst and philologist (d. 1975)  

Famous Deaths In 1887

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66  

Jan 07   Abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor/director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74 in the year 1887.  

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

Jan 17   William Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840) died on this day in history.  

Feb 10   In the year 1887 ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73  

Feb 15   Alexander Borodin, composer, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 19   In the year 1887 eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66  

Feb 27   Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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