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Historical Events In 1887

Friday, 22 November 2019

Aug 09   Abraham Schierbeek, Dutch biologist (Swammerdam) on this day in history.  

Aug 10   Excursion train crashes killing 101 in Chatsworth, Illinois on this day in history.  

Aug 10   Excursion train crashes killing 101. (Chatsworth, Illinois) on this day in history.  

Aug 12   Thomas Edison makes the first sound recording on this day in history.  

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

Aug 14   In the year 1887 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   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 in the year 1887.  

Aug 25   On this day in history olav Fartein Valen, composer  

Aug 26   Luis Abraham Delgadillo, composer in the year 1887.  

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

Aug 28   In the year 1887 daniel Zamudio, composer  

Aug 30   In the year 1887 adam Kuckhoff, writer  

Aug 31   In the year 1887 friedrich A Paneth, Austrian/British chemist  

Aug 31   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Sep 10   Giovanni Gronchi, president of Italy on this day in history.  

Sep 12   On this day in history george Georgescu, composer  

Sep 14   In the year 1887 friedrich T Vischer, German philosopher/writer (Auch einer), dies  

Sep 14   Karl Taylor Compton, physicist/atomic bomb scientist in the year 1887.  

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

Sep 15   On this day in history phila celebrates 100th anniversary of US Constitution  

Sep 16   In the year 1887 hans/Jean Arp, French/Swiss painter/poet/sculptor  

Sep 21   In the year 1887 lodewijk de Vocht, composer  

Sep 22   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history birth of august Macke, German painter (d. 1914)  

Jan 10   On this day in history 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   George Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949) was born in the year 1887.  

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

Jan 17   On this day in history 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 in the year 1887.  

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

Jan 14   In the year 1887 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   In the year 1887 ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73  

Feb 15   Alexander Borodin, composer, dies in the year 1887.  

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

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

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