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Historical Events In 1887

Thursday, 21 February 2019

Nov 02   Jenny Lind, [Swedish Nightingale], soprano, dies at 67 in the year 1887.  

Nov 04   Knut Algot Hakanson, composer in the year 1887.  

Nov 05   On this day in history oscar Bossaert, Belgium, chocolate manufacturer/min of Middenstand  

Nov 05   In the year 1887 ottawa College (ORFU) defeats Montreal Football Club (QRFU) 10-5 to win the Dominion championship  

Nov 06   On this day in history walter Johnson, Kansas, Wash Senator pitcher (1907-27) (414-218)  

Nov 08   In the year 1887 yury Alexandrovich Shaporin, composer  

Nov 09   In the year 1887 gertrude Astor, Lakewood OH, actress (Carnival Lady)  

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 in the year 1887.  

Nov 11   On this day in history haymarket defenda  

Nov 11   In the year 1887 roland Young, London England  

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

Nov 14   On this day in history bernhard Paumgartner, Austria, musicologist/conductor/composer  

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

Nov 15   Georgia O'Keefe, Sun Prairie Wisc, sculptor/painter (Cow's Skull) on this day in history.  

Nov 16   Philip Frohman, US architect on this day in history.  

Nov 17   On this day in history bernard L Montgomery, British field marshall (WW II-African campaign)  

Nov 18   On this day in history eduard Marxsen, composer, dies at 81  

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

Nov 19   Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Dying Detective" (BG) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 20   In the year 1887 louis Gallait, Belgian painter (Egmont & Receiver), dies at 77  

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   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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Nov 24   Victorien Sardou's "La Tosca," premieres in Paris in the year 1887.  

Nov 25   Johann J Bachofen, Swiss historic rights, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Nov 28   On this day in history bobby Watson, [Knucher], Springfield IL, comedian  

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

Nov 30   1st indoor softball game (Chicago) in the year 1887.  

Nov 30   First indoor softball game (Chicago) 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   August Macke, German painter (d. 1914) was born in the year 1887.  

Jan 10   Robinson Jeffers, US, poet/playwright (Tamar & Other Poems, Medea) was born in the year 1887.  

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

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 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 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   On this day in history alexander Borodin, composer, dies  

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 on this day in history.  

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