Historical Events In 1887
Thursday, 17 June 2021
Aug 09 Abraham Schierbeek, Dutch biologist (Swammerdam) on this day in history.
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 Thomas Edison makes the first sound recording in the year 1887.
Aug 14 In the year 1887 marija Leiko, Latvian film actress (d.1937)
Aug 14 In the year 1887 richard Jeffries, naturalist/essayist, dies
Aug 16 In the year 1887 nadia Boulanger, conductor (1st woman to conduct Boston Symphony)
Aug 17 Charles I, last emperor of Austria-Hungary (1916-18) on this day in history.
Aug 17 In the year 1887 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 In the year 1887 jo Sternheim, Dutch actor/playwright
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 In the year 1887 daniel Zamudio, composer
Aug 30 Adam Kuckhoff, writer in the year 1887.
Aug 31 On this day in history 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 On this day in history dutch Amateur Photography Cooperation established
Sep 01 Yellow River flood in China killing 2,000,000 people 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 In the year 1887 alfred M Landon, (R-Ks) pres candidate (1932, 1936)
Sep 10 On this day in history giovanni Gronchi, president of Italy
Sep 12 In the year 1887 george Georgescu, composer
Sep 14 On this day in history friedrich T Vischer, German philosopher/writer (Auch einer), dies
Sep 14 On this day in history karl Taylor Compton, physicist/atomic bomb scientist
Sep 15 On this day in history jean/Hans Arp, French/Swiss statues artist/poet
Sep 15 Phila celebrates 100th anniversary of US Constitution on this day in history.
Sep 16 On this day in history hans/Jean Arp, French/Swiss painter/poet/sculptor
Sep 21 Lodewijk de Vocht, composer in the year 1887.
Sep 22 On this day in history hobart Cavanaugh, US, actor (Border Town, Black Angel)