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Historical Events In 1887

Friday, 22 January 2021

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

Nov 02   Jenny Lind, [Swedish Nightingale], soprano, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 05   Oscar Bossaert, Belgium, chocolate manufacturer/min of Middenstand in the year 1887.  

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

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

Nov 08   Yury Alexandrovich Shaporin, composer in the year 1887.  

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   Haymarket defenda on this day in history.  

Nov 11   Roland Young, London England on this day in history.  

Nov 13   Bloody Sunday clashes in central London on this day in history.  

Nov 14   Bernhard Paumgartner, Austria, musicologist/conductor/composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 16   In the year 1887 philip Frohman, US architect  

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

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

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

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   Boris Karloff, [William H Pratt], Dulwich Engld, actor (Frankenstein) in the year 1887.  

Nov 23   On this day in history notre Dame loses its 1st football game 8-0 to Michigan  

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

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

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

Nov 29   US receives rights to Pearl Harbor, on Oahu, Hawaii in the year 1887.  

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

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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 in the year 1887.  

Jan 10   In the year 1887 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   John Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Ola Raknes, Norwegian psychoanalyst and philologist (d. 1975) was born in the year 1887.  

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   On this day in history abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor/director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74  

Jan 14   In the year 1887 friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83  

Jan 17   On this day in history death of william Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840)  

Feb 10   On this day in history ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73  

Feb 15   Alexander Borodin, composer, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 19   In the year 1887 eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66  

Feb 27   In the year 1887 alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53  

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