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Historical Events In 1887

Monday, 26 August 2019

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

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

Nov 05   In the year 1887 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   In the year 1887 walter Johnson, Kansas, Wash Senator pitcher (1907-27) (414-218)  

Nov 08   Yury Alexandrovich Shaporin, composer on this day in history.  

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

Nov 10   Arnold Zweig, German antifascist/author (Erziehung vor Verdun) on this day in history.  

Nov 11   In the year 1887 anarchist Haymarket Martyrs August Spies, Albert Parsons, Adolph Fischer and George Engel are executed.  

Nov 11   Haymarket defenda in the year 1887.  

Nov 11   In the year 1887 roland Young, London England  

Nov 13   Bloody Sunday clashes in central London in the year 1887.  

Nov 14   In the year 1887 bernhard Paumgartner, Austria, musicologist/conductor/composer  

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

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

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   Eduard Marxsen, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Nov 19   On this day in history 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) in the year 1887.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Nov 23   On this day in history the birth of Boris Karloff, English actor  

Nov 23   On this day in history the University of Michigan beat Notre Dame (8-0) for the first time in their football rivalry.  

Nov 24   In the year 1887 victorien Sardou's "La Tosca," premieres in Paris  

Nov 25   On this day in history johann J Bachofen, Swiss historic rights, dies at 71  

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

Nov 29   US receives rights to Pearl Harbor, on Oahu, Hawaii on this day in history.  

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

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

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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   Helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   August Macke, German painter (d. 1914) was born in the year 1887.  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of robinson Jeffers, US, poet/playwright (Tamar & Other Poems, Medea)  

Jan 11   Aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 13   George Gurdjieff, Armenian-Greek mystic (d. 1949) was born in the year 1887.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1887 abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor/director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74  

Jan 14   Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   In the year 1887 death of william Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840)  

Feb 10   In the year 1887 ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73  

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 on this day in history.  

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