Historical Events In 1887
Monday, 21 June 2021
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 On this day in history nandor Zsolt, composer
May 13 On this day in history 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 Emmanuel Chabriers opera "Le Roi Malgré Luis," premieres in Paris on this day in history.
May 18 Ernst Wiechert, writer in the year 1887.
May 21 Mabel Taliaferro, NYC, actress (Sentimental Tommy, My Love Come Back) in the year 1887.
May 23 1st transcontinental train arrives in Vancouver, BC on this day in history.
May 23 Ludwig Mathias Lindeman, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
May 24 Sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants E Afr Assn at East African harbors on this day in history.
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 in the year 1887.
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 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 On this day in history saint-John Perse, France, poet/diplomat (Nobel 1960) [or Mar 31]
Jun 01 Clive Brook, London England, actor/director (List of Adrian Messenger) in the year 1887.
Jun 03 Emil Axman, composer on this day in history.
Jun 05 On this day in history ruth Benedict, US, anthropologist (Patterns of Culture)
Jun 06 In the year 1887 ruth Benedict, anthropoligist
Jun 07 Monotype type-casting machine patented by Tolbert Lanston, Wash DC in the year 1887.
Jun 07 William Walraven, Dutch journalist/writer (Indian Daily) in the year 1887.
Jun 08 In the year 1887 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 21st Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Hanover wins in 2:43.5 in the year 1887.
Jun 12 In the year 1887 gustav Weber, composer, dies at 41
Jun 13 In the year 1887 bruno Frank, writer
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 On this day in history the Reinsurance Treaty between Germany and Russia is signed.