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Historical Events In 1887

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

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   Excursion train crashes killing 101. (Chatsworth, Illinois) on this day in history.  

Aug 12   Thomas Edison makes the first sound recording on this day in history.  

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   Franz Commer, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1887.  

Aug 18   Nico J Polak, Dutch economist on this day in history.  

Aug 21   On this day in history mighty (Dan) Casey struck-out in a game with NY Giants!  

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

Aug 25   Olav Fartein Valen, composer on this day in history.  

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   Daniel Zamudio, composer in the year 1887.  

Aug 30   On this day in history adam Kuckhoff, writer  

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

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

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

Sep 01   Dutch Amateur Photography Cooperation established on this day in history.  

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

Sep 07   In the year 1887 edith L Sitwell, English poetess/author (Wheels)  

Sep 09   On this day in history alfred M Landon, (R-Ks) pres candidate (1932, 1936)  

Sep 10   In the year 1887 giovanni Gronchi, president of Italy  

Sep 12   On this day in history 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   Jean/Hans Arp, French/Swiss statues artist/poet on this day in history.  

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

Sep 16   Hans/Jean Arp, French/Swiss painter/poet/sculptor in the year 1887.  

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.  

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 in the year 1887.  

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

Jan 11   Aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society) was born in the year 1887.  

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   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   William Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840) died in the year 1887.  

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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