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Historical Events In 1887

Saturday, 25 May 2019

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 on this day in history.  

May 12   On this day in history nandor Zsolt, composer  

May 13   15th Preakness: William Donohue aboard Dunboyne wins in 2:39.25 on this day in history.  

May 16   On this day in history bull Montana, Vogliera Italy, actor (Brass Buttons, Victory)  

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

May 18   Ernst Wiechert, writer on this day in history.  

May 21   On this day in history mabel Taliaferro, NYC, actress (Sentimental Tommy, My Love Come Back)  

May 23   1st transcontinental train arrives in Vancouver, BC in the year 1887.  

May 23   On this day in history ludwig Mathias Lindeman, composer, dies at 74  

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 in the year 1887.  

May 26   On this day in history racetrack betting becomes legal in New York state  

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

May 27   In the year 1887 coenraad J van Houten, Dutch cocoa manufacturer, dies at 86  

May 27   On this day in history emiel van der Straeten, Flemish playwright (Sudanese legends)  

May 28   Hank Mann, NYC, actor (City Lights, Smoky, Dawn Trail, Fugitive Road) on this day in history.  

May 30   Alexander Archipenko, Ukraine sculptor/lithographer in the year 1887.  

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

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

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

Jun 05   Ruth Benedict, US, anthropologist (Patterns of Culture) on this day in history.  

Jun 06   Ruth Benedict, anthropoligist on this day in history.  

Jun 07   On this day in history 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   In the year 1887 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   Gustav Weber, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

Jun 13   Bruno Frank, writer in the year 1887.  

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 in the year 1887.  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history 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   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 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 in the year 1887.  

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

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   Ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1887.  

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