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Historical Events In 1887

Sunday, 19 January 2020

May 10   Jacobus C Bloem, Dutch poet (Sintels) on this day in history.  

May 11   On this day in history 13th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Lewis aboard Montrose wins in 2:39.25  

May 12   Nandor Zsolt, composer on this day in history.  

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

May 16   On this day in history bull Montana, Vogliera Italy, actor (Brass Buttons, Victory)  

May 18   Emmanuel Chabriers opera "Le Roi Malgré Luis," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

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   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   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   Gas lamp at Paris Opera catches fire; 200 die on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1887 coenraad J van Houten, Dutch cocoa manufacturer, dies at 86  

May 27   In the year 1887 emiel van der Straeten, Flemish playwright (Sudanese legends)  

May 28   On this day in history 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   On this day in history emil Axman, composer  

Jun 05   In the year 1887 ruth Benedict, US, anthropologist (Patterns of Culture)  

Jun 06   Ruth Benedict, anthropoligist in the year 1887.  

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   A Borrelly discovers asteroid #268 Adorea on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1887.  

Jun 13   Bruno Frank, writer in the year 1887.  

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) 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   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 in the year 1887.  

Jan 16   On this day in history 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   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   Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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