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Historical Events In 1887

Sunday, 24 March 2019

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

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

May 12   In the year 1887 nandor Zsolt, composer  

May 13   On this day in history 15th Preakness: William Donohue aboard Dunboyne wins in 2:39.25  

May 16   In the year 1887 bull Montana, Vogliera Italy, actor (Brass Buttons, Victory)  

May 18   On this day in history emmanuel Chabriers opera "Le Roi Malgré Luis," premieres in Paris  

May 18   On this day in history ernst Wiechert, writer  

May 21   On this day in history 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   In the year 1887 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   Sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants East African Association at East African harbors on this day in history.  

May 25   In the year 1887 gas lamp at Paris Opera catches fire; 200 die  

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

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 in the year 1887.  

May 27   On this day in history 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   Alexander Archipenko, Ukraine sculptor/lithographer in the year 1887.  

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   Emil Axman, composer in the year 1887.  

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   On this day in history herman Hollerith receives a patent for his punch card calculator.  

Jun 09   On this day in history 21st Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Hanover wins in 2:43.5  

Jun 12   On this day in history gustav Weber, composer, dies at 41  

Jun 13   Bruno Frank, writer in the year 1887.  

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

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   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   Aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society) was born in the year 1887.  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of george Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949)  

Jan 16   On this day in history birth of john Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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   Eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66 in the year 1887.  

Feb 27   Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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