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Historical Events In 1887

Friday, 24 January 2020

Sep 26   Antonio Moreno, Madrid Spain, actor/director (It, Careers) on this day in history.  

Sep 26   Emile Berliner patents the Gramophone on this day in history.  

Sep 26   In the year 1887 gramophone patented in Germany  

Sep 27   In the year 1887 anton Roemer, Dutch actor (Potasch & Perlemoer, Boefje)  

Sep 28   In the year 1887 avery Brundage, Detroit Mich, CEO (Intl Olympic Committee, 1952-72)  

Sep 28   Gele River (Huang Ho) in China floods, kills about 1.5 million on this day in history.  

Sep 29   On this day in history billy Bevan, Orange Australia, actor (White Sin)  

Sep 30   Start of Sherlock Holmes Adventure "Five Orange Pips" (BG) on this day in history.  

Sep 30   On this day in history start of the Sherlock Holmes Adventure "The Five Orange Pips" (BG)  

Sep 30   In the year 1887 volunteer (US) beats Thistle (Scotland) in 8th America's Cup  

Oct 01   Balochistan conquered by the British Empire in the year 1887.  

Oct 04   Francis Bull, Norway, writer (Norsk literature historian) on this day in history.  

Oct 05   In the year 1887 max Ackermann, German "entartet" painter  

Oct 06   In the year 1887 george Brown, cricketer (legendary England batsman/keeper of 20's)  

Oct 07   A C "Jack" Russell, cricketer (prolific England batsman post-WW I) on this day in history.  

Oct 07   On this day in history george James Webb, composer, dies at 84  

Oct 08   Phillies set club record 16th straight victory in the year 1887.  

Oct 10   Rie Cramer, [Marie Holman], Dutch cartoonist/author in the year 1887.  

Oct 11   A Miles patents elevator on this day in history.  

Oct 17   Gustav R Kirchhoff, German physicist (spectroscopy), dies at 63 in the year 1887.  

Oct 18   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "A Case of Identity" (BG)  

Oct 18   In the year 1887 start of the Sherlock Holmes adventure "A Case of Identity" (BG)  

Oct 20   On this day in history addison Richards, Zanesville OH, actor (Pentagon, Fighting Seabees)  

Oct 21   Detroit clinches best-of-15 touring World Championship with its 8th victory in Game 11 this afternoon in Baltimore, 13-3 on this day in history.  

Oct 22   John Reed, journalist who reported on Mexican, Russian revolutions on this day in history.  

Oct 24   In the year 1887 victoria von Battenberg, wife of Spanish king Alfonso  

Oct 25   Willem CN Andriessen, Dutch composer/pianist (Beethoven) in the year 1887.  

Oct 26   On this day in history detroit (NL) beats St Louis (AA) 10 games to 5 in World Series  

Oct 30   In the year 1887 eduardo Ciannelli, Italy, actor (Waldo-Johnny Staccato)  

Oct 31   In the year 1887 chiang Kai-shek, Chekiang Province China, pres of Nationalist China  

Oct 31   On this day in history george Alexander Macfarren, composer, dies at 74  

Oct 31   Rimski-Korsakov's "Capricio Espagñol," premieres in St Petersburg in the year 1887.  

Nov 01   Max Trapp, composer in the year 1887.  

Nov 01   In the year 1887 the birth of L.S Lowry, English artist; famous for his matchstick figures  

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

Jan 16   John Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history death of william Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840)  

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   Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.  

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