Historical Events In 1887
Sunday, 28 May 2023
Feb 03 To avoid disputed natl elections, Congress creates Electoral Count Act in the year 1887.
Feb 04 In the year 1887 interstate Commerce Act authorizes federal regulation of railroads
Feb 05 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Otello" premieres at La Scala in Italy on this day in history.
Feb 05 On this day in history snow falls on San Francisco
Feb 08 Aurora Ski Club of Red Wing, Minn became the 1st US ski club on this day in history.
Feb 08 In the year 1887 dawes Act passed (Indians living apart from tribe granted citizenship)
Feb 09 Henry Zimmerman, baseball player (1912-batted .372 with 14 HRs) in the year 1887.
Feb 10 In the year 1887 ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73
Feb 10 [Fran J] Vital Celen, Flemish literary/author [or Feb 9] in the year 1887.
Feb 11 On this day in history john van Melle, South African writer (Dawid Booysen)
Feb 13 On this day in history alvin York, famed US soldier with 25 kills in WW I
Feb 14 In the year 1887 cubs sell Mike King Kelly to Boston for record $10,000
Feb 15 On this day in history alexander Borodin, composer, dies
Feb 15 H M Bateman, Sutton Forest NSW, cartoonist in the year 1887.
Feb 16 On this day in history 1st newspaper convention (Rochester NY)
Feb 17 In the year 1887 leevi Antti Madetoja, composer
Feb 18 Nikos Kasandsakis, writer in the year 1887.
Feb 19 In the year 1887 eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66
Feb 20 1st minor league baseball association organizes (Pittsburgh) on this day in history.
Feb 20 On this day in history david McKinley Williams, composer
Feb 20 Germany, Austria-Hungary &France end Triple Alliance on this day in history.
Feb 21 In the year 1887 1st US bacteriology laboratory opens (Brooklyn)
Feb 21 On this day in history first US bacteriology laboratory opens (Brooklyn)
Feb 21 Oregon becomes first US state to make Labor Day a holiday in the year 1887.
Feb 21 In the year 1887 savielly [Xavier] G Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player
Feb 22 On this day in history mary Ellen Chase, educator/author (Windswept, 1959 Sarah Hale Award)
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 in the year 1887.
Feb 23 In the year 1887 oskar Frederik Lindberg, composer
Feb 24 Mary Ellen Chase, US linguistic/author (White Gate) in the year 1887.
Feb 25 Leonard Carey, England, actor (Laughter) on this day in history.
Feb 26 Benegal Narsing Rau, India, pres of UN Security Council (1950) on this day in history.
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