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Historical Events In 1887

Thursday, 19 May 2022

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

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

Nov 08   On this day in history yury Alexandrovich Shaporin, composer  

Nov 09   On this day in history 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   On this day in history haymarket defenda  

Nov 11   On this day in history 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   British SS Wah Yeung catches fire on Canton River off Hong Kong on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of The Dying Detective" (BG)  

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

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   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 in the year 1887.  

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

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   In the year 1887 johann J Bachofen, Swiss historic rights, dies at 71  

Nov 28   Bobby Watson, [Knucher], Springfield IL, comedian in the year 1887.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1887 birth of aldo Leopold, founder (Wilderness Society)  

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

Jan 16   In the year 1887 birth of john Hamilton, Penn, actor (Perry White-Superman)  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 15   Alexander Borodin, composer, dies in the year 1887.  

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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