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Historical Events In 1887

Thursday, 15 November 2018

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 in the year 1887.  

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) in the year 1887.  

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   In the year 1887 mabel Taliaferro, NYC, actress (Sentimental Tommy, My Love Come Back)  

May 23   1st transcontinental train arrives in Vancouver, BC on this day in history.  

May 23   On this day in history ludwig Mathias Lindeman, composer, dies at 74  

May 24   On this day in history 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   Gas lamp at Paris Opera catches fire; 200 die in the year 1887.  

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

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

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) in the year 1887.  

May 28   Hank Mann, NYC, actor (City Lights, Smoky, Dawn Trail, Fugitive Road) in the year 1887.  

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

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

Jun 01   Clive Brook, London England, actor/director (List of Adrian Messenger) in the year 1887.  

Jun 03   Emil Axman, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jun 08   In the year 1887 a Borrelly discovers asteroid #268 Adorea  

Jun 08   In the year 1887 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   Gustav Weber, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

Jun 13   On this day in history bruno Frank, writer  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   August Macke, German painter (d. 1914) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1887 birth of robinson Jeffers, US, poet/playwright (Tamar & Other Poems, Medea)  

Jan 11   On this day in history 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   In the year 1887 birth of ola Raknes, Norwegian psychoanalyst and philologist (d. 1975)  

Famous Deaths In 1887

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66 in the year 1887.  

Jan 07   Abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor/director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83 in the year 1887.  

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 in the year 1887.  

Feb 15   Alexander Borodin, composer, dies in the year 1887.  

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 in the year 1887.  

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