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.