Historical Events In 1887
Wednesday, 06 July 2022
May 10 In the year 1887 jacobus C Bloem, Dutch poet (Sintels)
May 11 In the year 1887 13th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Lewis aboard Montrose wins in 2:39.25
May 12 On this day in history nandor Zsolt, composer
May 13 On this day in history 15th Preakness: William Donohue aboard Dunboyne wins in 2:39.25
May 16 Bull Montana, Vogliera Italy, actor (Brass Buttons, Victory) in the year 1887.
May 18 In the year 1887 emmanuel Chabriers opera "Le Roi Malgré Luis," premieres in Paris
May 18 On this day in history ernst Wiechert, writer
May 21 On this day in history mabel Taliaferro, NYC, actress (Sentimental Tommy, My Love Come Back)
May 23 In the year 1887 1st transcontinental train arrives in Vancouver, BC
May 23 Ludwig Mathias Lindeman, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
May 24 On this day in history sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants E Afr Assn at East African harbors
May 24 On this day in history sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants East African Association at East African harbors
May 25 Gas lamp at Paris Opera catches fire; 200 die in the year 1887.
May 26 Racetrack betting becomes legal in New York state on this day in history.
May 26 Racetrack betting becomes legal in NY state in the year 1887.
May 27 On this day in history coenraad J van Houten, Dutch cocoa manufacturer, dies at 86
May 27 In the year 1887 emiel van der Straeten, Flemish playwright (Sudanese legends)
May 28 Hank Mann, NYC, actor (City Lights, Smoky, Dawn Trail, Fugitive Road) in the year 1887.
May 30 Alexander Archipenko, Ukraine sculptor/lithographer on this day in history.
May 31 On this day in history saint-John Perse, France, poet/diplomat (Nobel 1960) [or Mar 31]
Jun 01 In the year 1887 clive Brook, London England, actor/director (List of Adrian Messenger)
Jun 03 Emil Axman, composer on this day in history.
Jun 05 Ruth Benedict, US, anthropologist (Patterns of Culture) in the year 1887.
Jun 06 In the year 1887 ruth Benedict, anthropoligist
Jun 07 In the year 1887 monotype type-casting machine patented by Tolbert Lanston, Wash DC
Jun 07 William Walraven, Dutch journalist/writer (Indian Daily) on this day in history.
Jun 08 In the year 1887 a Borrelly discovers asteroid #268 Adorea
Jun 08 In the year 1887 herman Hollerith receives a patent for his punch card calculator.
Jun 09 In the year 1887 21st Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Hanover wins in 2:43.5
Jun 12 In the year 1887 gustav Weber, composer, dies at 41
Jun 13 In the year 1887 bruno Frank, writer
Jun 15 On this day in history carlisle D Graham survives 2nd ride in Niagara waterfall in barrel
Jun 18 Blanche Yurka, St Paul MN, actress (Taxi, Tale of 2 Cities) in the year 1887.
Jun 18 In the year 1887 the Reinsurance Treaty between Germany and Russia is signed.