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Historical Events In 1887

Saturday, 25 May 2019

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

Aug 10   In the year 1887 excursion train crashes killing 101 in Chatsworth, Illinois  

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   On this day in history marija Leiko, Latvian film actress (d.1937)  

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

Aug 16   On this day in history 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 in the year 1887.  

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   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   Daniel Zamudio, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 30   Adam Kuckhoff, writer in the year 1887.  

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

Aug 31   Thomas A Edison patents Kinetoscope, (produces moving pictures) in the year 1887.  

Sep 01   On this day in history blaise Cendrars, [Frederic Sauser-Hall], Swiss poet/writer  

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

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   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   In the year 1887 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   On this day in history lodewijk de Vocht, composer  

Sep 22   On this day in history hobart Cavanaugh, US, actor (Border Town, Black Angel)  

Sep 25   May Sutton Bundy, US, 1st US woman to win Wimbledon (US 1904) in the year 1887.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1887 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   In the year 1887 birth of george Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949)  

Jan 16   John Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman) was born in the year 1887.  

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   Abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor/director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1887 friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83  

Jan 17   William Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840) died on this day in history.  

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

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

Feb 19   On this day in history eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66  

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

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