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Historical Events In 1887

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Nov 01   On this day in history the birth of L.S Lowry, English artist; famous for his matchstick figures  

Nov 02   In the year 1887 jenny Lind, [Swedish Nightingale], soprano, dies at 67  

Nov 04   In the year 1887 knut Algot Hakanson, composer  

Nov 05   Oscar Bossaert, Belgium, chocolate manufacturer/min of Middenstand on this day in history.  

Nov 05   Ottawa College (ORFU) defeats Montreal Football Club (QRFU) 10-5 to win the Dominion championship on this day in history.  

Nov 06   In the year 1887 walter Johnson, Kansas, Wash Senator pitcher (1907-27) (414-218)  

Nov 08   In the year 1887 yury Alexandrovich Shaporin, composer  

Nov 09   Gertrude Astor, Lakewood OH, actress (Carnival Lady) on this day in history.  

Nov 10   Arnold Zweig, German antifascist/author (Erziehung vor Verdun) in the year 1887.  

Nov 11   Anarchist Haymarket Martyrs August Spies, Albert Parsons, Adolph Fischer and George Engel are executed on this day in history.  

Nov 11   Haymarket defenda on this day in history.  

Nov 11   Roland Young, London England in the year 1887.  

Nov 13   On this day in history bloody Sunday clashes in central London.  

Nov 14   Bernhard Paumgartner, Austria, musicologist/conductor/composer in the year 1887.  

Nov 15   On this day in history british SS Wah Yeung catches fire on Canton River off Hong Kong  

Nov 15   Georgia O'Keefe, Sun Prairie Wisc, sculptor/painter (Cow's Skull) in the year 1887.  

Nov 16   On this day in history philip Frohman, US architect  

Nov 17   In the year 1887 bernard L Montgomery, British field marshall (WW II-African campaign)  

Nov 18   Eduard Marxsen, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1887.  

Nov 19   In the year 1887 emma Lazarus, US poet ("Give us your tired & poor"), dies in NY at 38  

Nov 19   In the year 1887 start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Dying Detective" (BG)  

Nov 19   Start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of The Dying Detective" (BG) in the year 1887.  

Nov 20   Louis Gallait, Belgian painter (Egmont & Receiver), dies at 77 in the year 1887.  

Nov 23   In the year 1887 boris Karloff (William Henry Pratt)was born actor Frankenstein, The Bride of Frankenstein, House of Frankenstein, Son of Frankenstein, Die  

Nov 23   Boris Karloff (William Henry Pratt)was born: actor Frankenstein, The Bride of Frankenstein, House of Frankenstein, Son of Frankenstein, Die on this day in history.  

Nov 23   In the year 1887 boris Karloff, [William H Pratt], Dulwich Engld, actor (Frankenstein)  

Nov 23   Notre Dame loses its 1st football game 8-0 to Michigan on this day in history.  

Nov 23   The birth of Boris Karloff, English actor in the year 1887.  

Nov 23   The University of Michigan beat Notre Dame (8-0) for the first time in their football rivalry in the year 1887.  

Nov 24   On this day in history victorien Sardou's "La Tosca," premieres in Paris  

Nov 25   Johann J Bachofen, Swiss historic rights, dies at 71 in the year 1887.  

Nov 28   Bobby Watson, [Knucher], Springfield IL, comedian on this day in history.  

Nov 29   On this day in history uS receives rights to Pearl Harbor, on Oahu, Hawaii  

Nov 30   On this day in history 1st indoor softball game (Chicago)  

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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   Helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan) was born in the year 1887.  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1887 birth of robinson Jeffers, US, poet/playwright (Tamar & Other Poems, Medea)  

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

Jan 13   George Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 16   John Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman) was born in the year 1887.  

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 in the year 1887.  

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 in the year 1887.  

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   On this day in history alexander Borodin, composer, dies  

Feb 19   On this day in history eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66  

Feb 27   Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53 in the year 1887.  

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