Historical Events In 1887
Tuesday, 07 July 2020
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 in the year 1887.
May 12 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
May 18 Emmanuel Chabriers opera "Le Roi Malgré Luis," premieres in Paris in the year 1887.
May 18 In the year 1887 ernst Wiechert, writer
May 21 In the year 1887 mabel Taliaferro, NYC, actress (Sentimental Tommy, My Love Come Back)
May 23 In the year 1887 1st transcontinental train arrives in Vancouver, BC
May 23 Ludwig Mathias Lindeman, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
May 24 Sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants E Afr Assn at East African harbors on this day in history.
May 24 Sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants East African Association at East African harbors on this day in history.
May 25 Gas lamp at Paris Opera catches fire; 200 die on this day in history.
May 26 Racetrack betting becomes legal in New York state in the year 1887.
May 26 In the year 1887 racetrack betting becomes legal in NY state
May 27 Coenraad J van Houten, Dutch cocoa manufacturer, dies at 86 on this day in history.
May 27 Emiel van der Straeten, Flemish playwright (Sudanese legends) on this day in history.
May 28 In the year 1887 hank Mann, NYC, actor (City Lights, Smoky, Dawn Trail, Fugitive Road)
May 30 In the year 1887 alexander Archipenko, Ukraine sculptor/lithographer
May 31 Saint-John Perse, France, poet/diplomat (Nobel 1960) [or Mar 31] on this day in history.
Jun 01 On this day in history 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 Ruth Benedict, anthropoligist on this day in history.
Jun 07 In the year 1887 monotype type-casting machine patented by Tolbert Lanston, Wash DC
Jun 07 On this day in history william Walraven, Dutch journalist/writer (Indian Daily)
Jun 08 On this day in history a Borrelly discovers asteroid #268 Adorea
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 In the year 1887 bruno Frank, writer
Jun 15 Carlisle D Graham survives 2nd ride in Niagara waterfall in barrel on this day in history.
Jun 18 On this day in history blanche Yurka, St Paul MN, actress (Taxi, Tale of 2 Cities)
Jun 18 In the year 1887 the Reinsurance Treaty between Germany and Russia is signed.