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Historical Events In 1887

Friday, 15 November 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 in the year 1887.  

May 12   On this day in history nandor Zsolt, composer  

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

May 16   Bull Montana, Vogliera Italy, actor (Brass Buttons, Victory) in the year 1887.  

May 18   In the year 1887 emmanuel Chabriers opera "Le Roi Malgré Luis," premieres in Paris  

May 18   Ernst Wiechert, writer in the year 1887.  

May 21   In the year 1887 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 in the year 1887.  

May 26   Racetrack betting becomes legal in NY state in the year 1887.  

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

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   On this day in history monotype type-casting machine patented by Tolbert Lanston, Wash DC  

Jun 07   William Walraven, Dutch journalist/writer (Indian Daily) in the year 1887.  

Jun 08   On this day in history a Borrelly discovers asteroid #268 Adorea  

Jun 08   On this day in history herman Hollerith receives a patent for his punch card calculator.  

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

Jun 12   In the year 1887 gustav Weber, composer, dies at 41  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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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   Helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan) was born in the year 1887.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of august Macke, German painter (d. 1914)  

Jan 10   In the year 1887 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   In the year 1887 birth of george Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949)  

Jan 16   On this day in history 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   On this day in history johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66  

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

Jan 14   Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1887.  

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

Feb 19   Eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66 in the year 1887.  

Feb 27   In the year 1887 alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53  

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