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Historical Events In 1887

Friday, 22 March 2019

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

Aug 10   On this day in history excursion train crashes killing 101 in Chatsworth, Illinois  

Aug 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history richard Jeffries, naturalist/essayist, dies  

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) in the year 1887.  

Aug 17   On this day in history 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! on this day in history.  

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

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

Aug 26   On this day in history luis Abraham Delgadillo, composer  

Aug 27   On this day in history 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   In the year 1887 friedrich A Paneth, Austrian/British chemist  

Aug 31   Thomas A Edison patents Kinetoscope, (produces moving pictures) on this day in history.  

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 05   Gas lamp at Theater Royal in Exeter catches fire killing about 200 in the year 1887.  

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

Sep 09   In the year 1887 alfred M Landon, (R-Ks) pres candidate (1932, 1936)  

Sep 10   Giovanni Gronchi, president of Italy on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history karl Taylor Compton, physicist/atomic bomb scientist  

Sep 15   Jean/Hans Arp, French/Swiss statues artist/poet in the year 1887.  

Sep 15   On this day in history phila celebrates 100th anniversary of US Constitution  

Sep 16   In the year 1887 hans/Jean Arp, French/Swiss painter/poet/sculptor  

Sep 21   Lodewijk de Vocht, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 22   Hobart Cavanaugh, US, actor (Border Town, Black Angel) in the year 1887.  

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

Jan 03   In the year 1887 birth of august Macke, German painter (d. 1914)  

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

Jan 17   In the year 1887 birth of ola Raknes, Norwegian psychoanalyst and philologist (d. 1975)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 10   Ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73 in the year 1887.  

Feb 15   In the year 1887 alexander Borodin, composer, dies  

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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