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Historical Events In 1887

Monday, 21 June 2021

May 10   Jacobus C Bloem, Dutch poet (Sintels) on this day in history.  

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

May 12   On this day in history nandor Zsolt, composer  

May 13   On this day in history 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   Ernst Wiechert, writer in the year 1887.  

May 21   Mabel Taliaferro, NYC, actress (Sentimental Tommy, My Love Come Back) in the year 1887.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history racetrack betting becomes legal in NY state  

May 27   Coenraad J van Houten, Dutch cocoa manufacturer, dies at 86 in the year 1887.  

May 27   In the year 1887 emiel van der Straeten, Flemish playwright (Sudanese legends)  

May 28   On this day in history hank Mann, NYC, actor (City Lights, Smoky, Dawn Trail, Fugitive Road)  

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

May 31   On this day in history saint-John Perse, France, poet/diplomat (Nobel 1960) [or Mar 31]  

Jun 01   Clive Brook, London England, actor/director (List of Adrian Messenger) in the year 1887.  

Jun 03   Emil Axman, composer on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1887.  

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

Jun 08   In the year 1887 a Borrelly discovers asteroid #268 Adorea  

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

Jun 09   21st Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Hanover wins in 2:43.5 in the year 1887.  

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

Jun 13   In the year 1887 bruno Frank, writer  

Jun 15   On this day in history carlisle D Graham survives 2nd ride in Niagara waterfall in barrel  

Jun 18   Blanche Yurka, St Paul MN, actress (Taxi, Tale of 2 Cities) in the year 1887.  

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   In the year 1887 birth of helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan)  

Jan 03   August Macke, German painter (d. 1914) was born in the year 1887.  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of robinson Jeffers, US, poet/playwright (Tamar & Other Poems, Medea)  

Jan 11   In the year 1887 birth of aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society)  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of george Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949)  

Jan 16   In the year 1887 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   Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 14   Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83 in the year 1887.  

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

Feb 10   On this day in history ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73  

Feb 15   Alexander Borodin, composer, dies in the year 1887.  

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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