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Historical Events In 1887

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

May 10   On this day in history 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   In the year 1887 15th Preakness: William Donohue aboard Dunboyne wins in 2:39.25  

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   In the year 1887 ernst Wiechert, writer  

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   Sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants E Afr Assn at East African harbors on this day in history.  

May 24   Sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants East African Association at East African harbors on this day in history.  

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   Coenraad J van Houten, Dutch cocoa manufacturer, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

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

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

May 30   In the year 1887 alexander Archipenko, Ukraine sculptor/lithographer  

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

Jun 01   On this day in history 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   Ruth Benedict, anthropoligist on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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   In the year 1887 bruno Frank, writer  

Jun 15   Carlisle D Graham survives 2nd ride in Niagara waterfall in barrel on this day in history.  

Jun 18   On this day in history blanche Yurka, St Paul MN, actress (Taxi, Tale of 2 Cities)  

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   Wilhelm Canaris, German admiral/head German military intelligence was born in the year 1887.  

Jan 03   In the year 1887 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   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   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   In the year 1887 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   William Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840) died in the year 1887.  

Feb 10   In the year 1887 ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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