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.