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Historical Events In 1887

Sunday, 07 March 2021

May 10   Jacobus C Bloem, Dutch poet (Sintels) in the year 1887.  

May 11   13th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Lewis aboard Montrose wins in 2:39.25 in the year 1887.  

May 12   On this day in history nandor Zsolt, composer  

May 13   15th Preakness: William Donohue aboard Dunboyne wins in 2:39.25 in the year 1887.  

May 16   In the year 1887 bull Montana, Vogliera Italy, actor (Brass Buttons, Victory)  

May 18   On this day in history emmanuel Chabriers opera "Le Roi Malgré Luis," premieres in Paris  

May 18   On this day in history ernst Wiechert, writer  

May 21   In the year 1887 mabel Taliaferro, NYC, actress (Sentimental Tommy, My Love Come Back)  

May 23   On this day in history 1st transcontinental train arrives in Vancouver, BC  

May 23   Ludwig Mathias Lindeman, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1887.  

May 24   Sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants E Afr Assn at East African harbors in the year 1887.  

May 24   Sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants East African Association at East African harbors on this day in history.  

May 25   On this day in history gas lamp at Paris Opera catches fire; 200 die  

May 26   Racetrack betting becomes legal in New York state on this day in history.  

May 26   In the year 1887 racetrack betting becomes legal in NY state  

May 27   On this day in history coenraad J van Houten, Dutch cocoa manufacturer, dies at 86  

May 27   Emiel van der Straeten, Flemish playwright (Sudanese legends) in the year 1887.  

May 28   Hank Mann, NYC, actor (City Lights, Smoky, Dawn Trail, Fugitive Road) in the year 1887.  

May 30   In the year 1887 alexander Archipenko, Ukraine sculptor/lithographer  

May 31   Saint-John Perse, France, poet/diplomat (Nobel 1960) [or Mar 31] in the year 1887.  

Jun 01   Clive Brook, London England, actor/director (List of Adrian Messenger) on this day in history.  

Jun 03   In the year 1887 emil Axman, composer  

Jun 05   On this day in history ruth Benedict, US, anthropologist (Patterns of Culture)  

Jun 06   On this day in history ruth Benedict, anthropoligist  

Jun 07   Monotype type-casting machine patented by Tolbert Lanston, Wash DC in the year 1887.  

Jun 07   William Walraven, Dutch journalist/writer (Indian Daily) in the year 1887.  

Jun 08   A Borrelly discovers asteroid #268 Adorea on this day in history.  

Jun 08   Herman Hollerith receives a patent for his punch card calculator in the year 1887.  

Jun 09   21st Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Hanover wins in 2:43.5 on this day in history.  

Jun 12   In the year 1887 gustav Weber, composer, dies at 41  

Jun 13   On this day in history bruno Frank, writer  

Jun 15   Carlisle D Graham survives 2nd ride in Niagara waterfall in barrel in the year 1887.  

Jun 18   Blanche Yurka, St Paul MN, actress (Taxi, Tale of 2 Cities) on this day in history.  

Jun 18   On this day in history the Reinsurance Treaty between Germany and Russia is signed.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1887

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Wilhelm Canaris, German admiral/head German military intelligence was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of august Macke, German painter (d. 1914)  

Jan 10   Robinson Jeffers, US, poet/playwright (Tamar & Other Poems, Medea) was born in the year 1887.  

Jan 11   Aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society) was born on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1887.  

Jan 17   In the year 1887 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   On this day in history alexander Borodin, composer, dies  

Feb 19   On this day in history eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66  

Feb 27   Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53 in the year 1887.  

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