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Historical Events In 1887

Sunday, 25 September 2022

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   In the year 1887 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   Emmanuel Chabriers opera "Le Roi Malgré Luis," premieres in Paris in the year 1887.  

May 18   On this day in history ernst Wiechert, writer  

May 21   Mabel Taliaferro, NYC, actress (Sentimental Tommy, My Love Come Back) on this day in history.  

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

May 23   Ludwig Mathias Lindeman, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1887.  

May 24   On this day in history sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants E Afr Assn at East African harbors  

May 24   In the year 1887 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   Racetrack betting becomes legal in New York state on this day in history.  

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   Hank Mann, NYC, actor (City Lights, Smoky, Dawn Trail, Fugitive Road) on this day in history.  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 13   Bruno Frank, writer in the year 1887.  

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

Jan 03   Helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan) was born in the year 1887.  

Jan 03   In the year 1887 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   George Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1887 birth of john Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman)  

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   Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 14   In the year 1887 friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83  

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   In the year 1887 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 in the year 1887.  

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