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Historical Events In 1887

Thursday, 17 June 2021

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

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

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   In the year 1887 marija Leiko, Latvian film actress (d.1937)  

Aug 14   In the year 1887 richard Jeffries, naturalist/essayist, dies  

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   In the year 1887 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! in the year 1887.  

Aug 23   In the year 1887 jo Sternheim, Dutch actor/playwright  

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

Aug 26   In the year 1887 luis Abraham Delgadillo, composer  

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

Aug 31   On this day in history thomas A Edison patents Kinetoscope, (produces moving pictures)  

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 01   Yellow River flood in China killing 2,000,000 people on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   Lodewijk de Vocht, composer in the year 1887.  

Sep 22   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of wilhelm Canaris, German admiral/head German military intelligence  

Jan 03   In the year 1887 birth of helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan)  

Jan 03   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 15   Alexander Borodin, composer, dies in the year 1887.  

Feb 19   Eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Feb 27   On this day in history alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53  

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