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Historical Events In 1887

Saturday, 21 September 2019

May 10   Jacobus C Bloem, Dutch poet (Sintels) in the year 1887.  

May 11   In the year 1887 13th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Lewis aboard Montrose wins in 2:39.25  

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) 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 on this day in history.  

May 21   Mabel Taliaferro, NYC, actress (Sentimental Tommy, My Love Come Back) in the year 1887.  

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

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

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   In the year 1887 gas lamp at Paris Opera catches fire; 200 die  

May 26   In the year 1887 racetrack betting becomes legal in New York state  

May 26   On this day in history 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   On this day in history emiel van der Straeten, Flemish playwright (Sudanese legends)  

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

May 30   On this day in history alexander Archipenko, Ukraine sculptor/lithographer  

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

Jun 01   In the year 1887 clive Brook, London England, actor/director (List of Adrian Messenger)  

Jun 03   On this day in history emil Axman, composer  

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   Monotype type-casting machine patented by Tolbert Lanston, Wash DC in the year 1887.  

Jun 07   In the year 1887 william Walraven, Dutch journalist/writer (Indian Daily)  

Jun 08   In the year 1887 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 in the year 1887.  

Jun 12   Gustav Weber, composer, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 15   On this day in history carlisle D Graham survives 2nd ride in Niagara waterfall in barrel  

Jun 18   In the year 1887 blanche Yurka, St Paul MN, actress (Taxi, Tale of 2 Cities)  

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   In the year 1887 birth of helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan)  

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

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 in the year 1887.  

Jan 17   Ola Raknes, Norwegian psychoanalyst and philologist (d. 1975) was born on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 19   In the year 1887 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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