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Historical Events In 1887

Sunday, 07 March 2021

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) in the year 1887.  

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   Richard Jeffries, naturalist/essayist, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 16   In the year 1887 nadia Boulanger, conductor (1st woman to conduct Boston Symphony)  

Aug 17   In the year 1887 charles I, last emperor of Austria-Hungary (1916-18)  

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! in the year 1887.  

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   Luis Abraham Delgadillo, composer on this day in history.  

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

Aug 28   In the year 1887 daniel Zamudio, composer  

Aug 30   In the year 1887 adam Kuckhoff, writer  

Aug 31   Friedrich A Paneth, Austrian/British chemist in the year 1887.  

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   On this day in history dutch Amateur Photography Cooperation established  

Sep 01   Yellow River flood in China killing 2,000,000 people in the year 1887.  

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

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

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

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

Sep 12   George Georgescu, composer in the year 1887.  

Sep 14   Friedrich T Vischer, German philosopher/writer (Auch einer), dies on this day in history.  

Sep 14   On this day in history karl Taylor Compton, physicist/atomic bomb scientist  

Sep 15   On this day in history 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   On this day in history lodewijk de Vocht, composer  

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

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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   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   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   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   Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1887.  

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

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   On this day in history alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53  

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