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Historical Events In 1887

Tuesday, 07 April 2020

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   On this day in history 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   Richard Jeffries, naturalist/essayist, dies in the year 1887.  

Aug 16   On this day in history nadia Boulanger, conductor (1st woman to conduct Boston Symphony)  

Aug 17   Charles I, last emperor of Austria-Hungary (1916-18) in the year 1887.  

Aug 17   Franz Commer, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1887.  

Aug 18   In the year 1887 nico J Polak, Dutch economist  

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

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

Aug 25   Olav Fartein Valen, composer in the year 1887.  

Aug 26   On this day in history luis Abraham Delgadillo, composer  

Aug 27   Wilhelm Volkmar, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Aug 28   Daniel Zamudio, composer in the year 1887.  

Aug 30   On this day in history adam Kuckhoff, writer  

Aug 31   Friedrich A Paneth, Austrian/British chemist on this day in history.  

Aug 31   In the year 1887 thomas A Edison patents Kinetoscope, (produces moving pictures)  

Sep 01   In the year 1887 blaise Cendrars, [Frederic Sauser-Hall], Swiss poet/writer  

Sep 01   Dutch Amateur Photography Cooperation established in the year 1887.  

Sep 05   On this day in history gas lamp at Theater Royal in Exeter catches fire killing about 200  

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   In the year 1887 giovanni Gronchi, president of Italy  

Sep 12   George Georgescu, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 14   Friedrich T Vischer, German philosopher/writer (Auch einer), dies in the year 1887.  

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   Hans/Jean Arp, French/Swiss painter/poet/sculptor on this day in history.  

Sep 21   On this day in history lodewijk de Vocht, composer  

Sep 22   In the year 1887 hobart Cavanaugh, US, actor (Border Town, Black Angel)  

Sep 25   In the year 1887 may Sutton Bundy, US, 1st US woman to win Wimbledon (US 1904)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1887

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of wilhelm Canaris, German admiral/head German military intelligence  

Jan 03   Helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   August Macke, German painter (d. 1914) was born in the year 1887.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 16   John Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman) was born in the year 1887.  

Jan 17   Ola Raknes, Norwegian psychoanalyst and philologist (d. 1975) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83  

Jan 17   William Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840) died on this day in history.  

Feb 10   On this day in history ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73  

Feb 15   In the year 1887 alexander Borodin, composer, dies  

Feb 19   In the year 1887 eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66  

Feb 27   On this day in history alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53  

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