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Historical Events In 1887

Monday, 16 September 2019

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   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   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1887 jo Sternheim, Dutch actor/playwright  

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

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

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

Aug 28   Daniel Zamudio, composer in the year 1887.  

Aug 30   In the year 1887 adam Kuckhoff, writer  

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   In the year 1887 dutch Amateur Photography Cooperation established  

Sep 05   In the year 1887 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   Giovanni Gronchi, president of Italy in the year 1887.  

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   In the year 1887 karl Taylor Compton, physicist/atomic bomb scientist  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 25   On this day in history 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   In the year 1887 birth of helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan)  

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   George Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 16   On this day in history birth of john Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman)  

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   On this day in history johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66  

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

Jan 14   Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83 in the year 1887.  

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

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

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

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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