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Historical Events In 1887

Friday, 07 August 2020

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

Nov 02   On this day in history jenny Lind, [Swedish Nightingale], soprano, dies at 67  

Nov 04   Knut Algot Hakanson, composer on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history gertrude Astor, Lakewood OH, actress (Carnival Lady)  

Nov 10   On this day in history arnold Zweig, German antifascist/author (Erziehung vor Verdun)  

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   In the year 1887 roland Young, London England  

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

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

Nov 15   British SS Wah Yeung catches fire on Canton River off Hong Kong in the year 1887.  

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

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

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

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

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

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   In the year 1887 birth of wilhelm Canaris, German admiral/head German military intelligence  

Jan 03   Helen Parkhurst, US educator (Education on the Dalton plan) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1887.  

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

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   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   Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor/director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83  

Jan 17   In the year 1887 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   On this day in history eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66  

Feb 27   On this day in history alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53  

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