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Historical Events In 1887

Sunday, 20 September 2020

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

May 18   On this day in history emmanuel Chabriers opera "Le Roi Malgré Luis," premieres in Paris  

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

May 21   In the year 1887 mabel Taliaferro, NYC, actress (Sentimental Tommy, My Love Come Back)  

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

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

May 27   Emiel van der Straeten, Flemish playwright (Sudanese legends) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history ruth Benedict, anthropoligist  

Jun 07   In the year 1887 monotype type-casting machine patented by Tolbert Lanston, Wash DC  

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

Jun 08   A Borrelly discovers asteroid #268 Adorea on this day in history.  

Jun 08   Herman Hollerith receives a patent for his punch card calculator in the year 1887.  

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

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

Jun 13   Bruno Frank, writer on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of wilhelm Canaris, German admiral/head German military intelligence  

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 on this day in history.  

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   George Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 16   John Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman) was born in the year 1887.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history 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   Alexander Borodin, composer, dies in the year 1887.  

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 in the year 1887.  

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