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Historical Events In 1887

Saturday, 25 January 2020

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

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

Aug 10   Excursion train crashes killing 101. (Chatsworth, Illinois) in the year 1887.  

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

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

Aug 14   Richard Jeffries, naturalist/essayist, dies in the year 1887.  

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

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   On this day in history jo Sternheim, Dutch actor/playwright  

Aug 25   In the year 1887 olav Fartein Valen, composer  

Aug 26   Luis Abraham Delgadillo, composer on this day in history.  

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

Aug 28   On this day in history daniel Zamudio, composer  

Aug 30   On this day in history 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   Blaise Cendrars, [Frederic Sauser-Hall], Swiss poet/writer in the year 1887.  

Sep 01   On this day in history dutch Amateur Photography Cooperation established  

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

Sep 07   On this day in history edith L Sitwell, English poetess/author (Wheels)  

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

Sep 10   Giovanni Gronchi, president of Italy in the year 1887.  

Sep 12   George Georgescu, composer on this day in history.  

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

Sep 15   Phila celebrates 100th anniversary of US Constitution in the year 1887.  

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   Hobart Cavanaugh, US, actor (Border Town, Black Angel) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan)  

Jan 03   August Macke, German painter (d. 1914) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   George Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1887.  

Famous Deaths In 1887

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1887 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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 10   Ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Alexander Borodin, composer, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66 in the year 1887.  

Feb 27   Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53 in the year 1887.  

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