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Historical Events In 1887

Thursday, 09 December 2021

May 10   On this day in history jacobus C Bloem, Dutch poet (Sintels)  

May 11   13th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Lewis aboard Montrose wins in 2:39.25 on this day in history.  

May 12   In the year 1887 nandor Zsolt, composer  

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

May 16   Bull Montana, Vogliera Italy, actor (Brass Buttons, Victory) in the year 1887.  

May 18   Emmanuel Chabriers opera "Le Roi Malgré Luis," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

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   1st transcontinental train arrives in Vancouver, BC on this day in history.  

May 23   In the year 1887 ludwig Mathias Lindeman, composer, dies at 74  

May 24   In the year 1887 sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants E Afr Assn at East African harbors  

May 24   In the year 1887 sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants East African Association at East African harbors  

May 25   Gas lamp at Paris Opera catches fire; 200 die in the year 1887.  

May 26   Racetrack betting becomes legal in New York state in the year 1887.  

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

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   In the year 1887 hank Mann, NYC, actor (City Lights, Smoky, Dawn Trail, Fugitive Road)  

May 30   Alexander Archipenko, Ukraine sculptor/lithographer on this day in history.  

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

Jun 01   In the year 1887 clive Brook, London England, actor/director (List of Adrian Messenger)  

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   In the year 1887 ruth Benedict, anthropoligist  

Jun 07   Monotype type-casting machine patented by Tolbert Lanston, Wash DC on this day in history.  

Jun 07   William Walraven, Dutch journalist/writer (Indian Daily) on this day in history.  

Jun 08   A Borrelly discovers asteroid #268 Adorea in the year 1887.  

Jun 08   Herman Hollerith receives a patent for his punch card calculator on this day in history.  

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

Jun 12   Gustav Weber, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

Jun 13   On this day in history bruno Frank, writer  

Jun 15   In the year 1887 carlisle D Graham survives 2nd ride in Niagara waterfall in barrel  

Jun 18   In the year 1887 blanche Yurka, St Paul MN, actress (Taxi, Tale of 2 Cities)  

Jun 18   The Reinsurance Treaty between Germany and Russia is signed on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1887.  

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 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   John Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Ola Raknes, Norwegian psychoanalyst and philologist (d. 1975) was born in the year 1887.  

Famous Deaths In 1887

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 14   On this day in history friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83  

Jan 17   In the year 1887 death of william Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840)  

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

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

Feb 19   Eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66 in the year 1887.  

Feb 27   On this day in history alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53  

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