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Historical Events In 1887

Thursday, 18 July 2019

May 10   Jacobus C Bloem, Dutch poet (Sintels) in the year 1887.  

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

May 12   Nandor Zsolt, composer in the year 1887.  

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

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   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 in the year 1887.  

May 23   Ludwig Mathias Lindeman, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

May 24   In the year 1887 sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants E Afr Assn at East African harbors  

May 24   In the year 1887 sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants East African Association at East African harbors  

May 25   On this day in history gas lamp at Paris Opera catches fire; 200 die  

May 26   In the year 1887 racetrack betting becomes legal in New York state  

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 in the year 1887.  

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

May 28   In the year 1887 hank Mann, NYC, actor (City Lights, Smoky, Dawn Trail, Fugitive Road)  

May 30   On this day in history alexander Archipenko, Ukraine sculptor/lithographer  

May 31   In the year 1887 saint-John Perse, France, poet/diplomat (Nobel 1960) [or Mar 31]  

Jun 01   In the year 1887 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   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 08   On this day in history 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   On this day in history gustav Weber, composer, dies at 41  

Jun 13   In the year 1887 bruno Frank, writer  

Jun 15   In the year 1887 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   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   In the year 1887 birth of wilhelm Canaris, German admiral/head German military intelligence  

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   Robinson Jeffers, US, poet/playwright (Tamar & Other Poems, Medea) was born in the year 1887.  

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

Jan 13   George Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949) was born in the year 1887.  

Jan 16   John Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66  

Jan 07   In the year 1887 abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor/director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74  

Jan 14   In the year 1887 friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83  

Jan 17   William Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840) died in the year 1887.  

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

Feb 15   On this day in history alexander Borodin, composer, dies  

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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