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Historical Events In 1887

Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Aug 09   In the year 1887 abraham Schierbeek, Dutch biologist (Swammerdam)  

Aug 10   On this day in history excursion train crashes killing 101 in Chatsworth, Illinois  

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

Aug 12   Thomas Edison makes the first sound recording in the year 1887.  

Aug 14   Marija Leiko, Latvian film actress (d.1937) in the year 1887.  

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

Aug 16   Nadia Boulanger, conductor (1st woman to conduct Boston Symphony) in the year 1887.  

Aug 17   On this day in history charles I, last emperor of Austria-Hungary (1916-18)  

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

Aug 18   Nico J Polak, Dutch economist in the year 1887.  

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   On this day in history olav Fartein Valen, composer  

Aug 26   In the year 1887 luis Abraham Delgadillo, composer  

Aug 27   In the year 1887 wilhelm Volkmar, composer, dies at 74  

Aug 28   Daniel Zamudio, composer in the year 1887.  

Aug 30   Adam Kuckhoff, writer in the year 1887.  

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

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 01   In the year 1887 yellow River flood in China killing 2,000,000 people  

Sep 05   Gas lamp at Theater Royal in Exeter catches fire killing about 200 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 09   Alfred M Landon, (R-Ks) pres candidate (1932, 1936) on this day in history.  

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

Sep 12   On this day in history george Georgescu, composer  

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

Sep 14   Karl Taylor Compton, physicist/atomic bomb scientist on this day in history.  

Sep 15   Jean/Hans Arp, French/Swiss statues artist/poet in the year 1887.  

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   Lodewijk de Vocht, composer in the year 1887.  

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   In the year 1887 birth of wilhelm Canaris, German admiral/head German military intelligence  

Jan 03   In the year 1887 birth of helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan)  

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   On this day in history birth of aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society)  

Jan 13   On this day in history birth of george Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949)  

Jan 16   John Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor/director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74  

Jan 14   Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history death of william Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840)  

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   Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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