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Historical Events In 1887

Thursday, 24 January 2019

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

May 11   13th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Lewis aboard Montrose wins in 2:39.25 on this day in history.  

May 12   Nandor Zsolt, composer in the year 1887.  

May 13   15th Preakness: William Donohue aboard Dunboyne wins in 2:39.25 in the year 1887.  

May 16   In the year 1887 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   In the year 1887 ernst Wiechert, writer  

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

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

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   On this day in history 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   Racetrack betting becomes legal in New York state on this day in history.  

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

May 27   On this day in history coenraad J van Houten, Dutch cocoa manufacturer, dies at 86  

May 27   Emiel van der Straeten, Flemish playwright (Sudanese legends) in the year 1887.  

May 28   On this day in history hank Mann, NYC, actor (City Lights, Smoky, Dawn Trail, Fugitive Road)  

May 30   Alexander Archipenko, Ukraine sculptor/lithographer on this day in history.  

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

Jun 01   On this day in history 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   In the year 1887 ruth Benedict, anthropoligist  

Jun 07   Monotype type-casting machine patented by Tolbert Lanston, Wash DC on this day in history.  

Jun 07   On this day in history william Walraven, Dutch journalist/writer (Indian Daily)  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 18   Blanche Yurka, St Paul MN, actress (Taxi, Tale of 2 Cities) in the year 1887.  

Jun 18   In the year 1887 the Reinsurance Treaty between Germany and Russia is signed.  

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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   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   Robinson Jeffers, US, poet/playwright (Tamar & Other Poems, Medea) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1887 alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53  

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