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Historical Events In 1887

Sunday, 16 January 2022

Aug 09   On this day in history abraham Schierbeek, Dutch biologist (Swammerdam)  

Aug 10   Excursion train crashes killing 101 in Chatsworth, Illinois in the year 1887.  

Aug 10   In the year 1887 excursion train crashes killing 101. (Chatsworth, Illinois)  

Aug 12   On this day in history thomas Edison makes the first sound recording  

Aug 14   Marija Leiko, Latvian film actress (d.1937) on this day in history.  

Aug 14   On this day in history richard Jeffries, naturalist/essayist, dies  

Aug 16   Nadia Boulanger, conductor (1st woman to conduct Boston Symphony) on this day in history.  

Aug 17   Charles I, last emperor of Austria-Hungary (1916-18) on this day in history.  

Aug 17   On this day in history franz Commer, composer, dies at 74  

Aug 18   Nico J Polak, Dutch economist on this day in history.  

Aug 21   Mighty (Dan) Casey struck-out in a game with NY Giants! in the year 1887.  

Aug 23   Jo Sternheim, Dutch actor/playwright on this day in history.  

Aug 25   In the year 1887 olav Fartein Valen, composer  

Aug 26   Luis Abraham Delgadillo, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 27   On this day in history wilhelm Volkmar, composer, dies at 74  

Aug 28   On this day in history daniel Zamudio, composer  

Aug 30   On this day in history adam Kuckhoff, writer  

Aug 31   On this day in history friedrich A Paneth, Austrian/British chemist  

Aug 31   Thomas A Edison patents Kinetoscope, (produces moving pictures) in the year 1887.  

Sep 01   On this day in history blaise Cendrars, [Frederic Sauser-Hall], Swiss poet/writer  

Sep 01   Dutch Amateur Photography Cooperation established on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Yellow River flood in China killing 2,000,000 people in the year 1887.  

Sep 05   Gas lamp at Theater Royal in Exeter catches fire killing about 200 in the year 1887.  

Sep 07   Edith L Sitwell, English poetess/author (Wheels) in the year 1887.  

Sep 09   On this day in history alfred M Landon, (R-Ks) pres candidate (1932, 1936)  

Sep 10   On this day in history giovanni Gronchi, president of Italy  

Sep 12   George Georgescu, composer in the year 1887.  

Sep 14   Friedrich T Vischer, German philosopher/writer (Auch einer), dies on this day in history.  

Sep 14   On this day in history karl Taylor Compton, physicist/atomic bomb scientist  

Sep 15   In the year 1887 jean/Hans Arp, French/Swiss statues artist/poet  

Sep 15   Phila celebrates 100th anniversary of US Constitution in the year 1887.  

Sep 16   On this day in history hans/Jean Arp, French/Swiss painter/poet/sculptor  

Sep 21   In the year 1887 lodewijk de Vocht, composer  

Sep 22   Hobart Cavanaugh, US, actor (Border Town, Black Angel) 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 16   In the year 1887 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   In the year 1887 abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor/director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74  

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   Alexander Borodin, composer, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Feb 27   In the year 1887 alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53  

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