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Historical Events In 1887

Thursday, 20 February 2020

May 10   In the year 1887 jacobus C Bloem, Dutch poet (Sintels)  

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

May 12   In the year 1887 nandor Zsolt, composer  

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

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 in the year 1887.  

May 18   In the year 1887 ernst Wiechert, writer  

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 in the year 1887.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

May 25   Gas lamp at Paris Opera catches fire; 200 die on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Jun 03   Emil Axman, composer in the year 1887.  

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

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   In the year 1887 herman Hollerith receives a patent for his punch card calculator.  

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

Jun 12   Gustav Weber, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1887.  

Jun 13   Bruno Frank, writer in the year 1887.  

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

Jun 18   On this day in history 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   Helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan) was born in the year 1887.  

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   On this day in history birth of aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society)  

Jan 13   In the year 1887 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   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   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   Ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   In the year 1887 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 on this day in history.  

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