Historical Events In 1887
Thursday, 02 April 2020
Feb 03 In the year 1887 to avoid disputed natl elections, Congress creates Electoral Count Act
Feb 04 On this day in history interstate Commerce Act authorizes federal regulation of railroads
Feb 05 In the year 1887 giuseppe Verdi's opera "Otello" premieres at La Scala in Italy
Feb 05 In the year 1887 snow falls on San Francisco
Feb 08 In the year 1887 aurora Ski Club of Red Wing, Minn became the 1st US ski club
Feb 08 In the year 1887 dawes Act passed (Indians living apart from tribe granted citizenship)
Feb 09 On this day in history henry Zimmerman, baseball player (1912-batted .372 with 14 HRs)
Feb 10 Ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73 in the year 1887.
Feb 10 In the year 1887 [Fran J] Vital Celen, Flemish literary/author [or Feb 9]
Feb 11 On this day in history john van Melle, South African writer (Dawid Booysen)
Feb 13 Alvin York, famed US soldier with 25 kills in WW I on this day in history.
Feb 14 Cubs sell Mike King Kelly to Boston for record $10,000 in the year 1887.
Feb 15 Alexander Borodin, composer, dies on this day in history.
Feb 15 In the year 1887 h M Bateman, Sutton Forest NSW, cartoonist
Feb 16 1st newspaper convention (Rochester NY) in the year 1887.
Feb 17 Leevi Antti Madetoja, composer on this day in history.
Feb 18 On this day in history nikos Kasandsakis, writer
Feb 19 Eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66 in the year 1887.
Feb 20 1st minor league baseball association organizes (Pittsburgh) on this day in history.
Feb 20 In the year 1887 david McKinley Williams, composer
Feb 20 On this day in history germany, Austria-Hungary &France end Triple Alliance
Feb 21 1st US bacteriology laboratory opens (Brooklyn) on this day in history.
Feb 21 In the year 1887 first US bacteriology laboratory opens (Brooklyn)
Feb 21 Oregon becomes first US state to make Labor Day a holiday on this day in history.
Feb 21 Savielly [Xavier] G Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player in the year 1887.
Feb 22 Mary Ellen Chase, educator/author (Windswept, 1959 Sarah Hale Award) in the year 1887.
Feb 22 Union Labor Party organized in Cincinnati in the year 1887.
Feb 23 Congress grants Seal Rocks to San Francisco on this day in history.
Feb 23 In the year 1887 congress grants Seal Rocks to SF
Feb 23 French/Italian Riviera struck by Earthquake; 2,000 die on this day in history.
Feb 23 On this day in history oskar Frederik Lindberg, composer
Feb 24 Mary Ellen Chase, US linguistic/author (White Gate) in the year 1887.
Feb 25 In the year 1887 leonard Carey, England, actor (Laughter)
Feb 26 On this day in history benegal Narsing Rau, India, pres of UN Security Council (1950)