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Historical Events In 1887

Monday, 03 October 2022

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

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   In the year 1887 thomas Edison makes the first sound recording  

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   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   Franz Commer, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

Aug 21   Mighty (Dan) Casey struck-out in a game with NY Giants! on this day in history.  

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

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

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   Adam Kuckhoff, writer on this day in history.  

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

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

Sep 01   Blaise Cendrars, [Frederic Sauser-Hall], Swiss poet/writer on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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   George Georgescu, composer in the year 1887.  

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   On this day in history jean/Hans Arp, French/Swiss statues artist/poet  

Sep 15   In the year 1887 phila celebrates 100th anniversary of US Constitution  

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

Sep 21   On this day in history 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 in the year 1887.  

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   Robinson Jeffers, US, poet/playwright (Tamar & Other Poems, Medea) was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1887 birth of john Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman)  

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 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   On this day in history alexander Borodin, composer, dies  

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

Feb 27   Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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