Historical Events In 1887
Sunday, 07 June 2020
May 10 Jacobus C Bloem, Dutch poet (Sintels) in the year 1887.
May 11 13th Kentucky Derby: Isaac Lewis aboard Montrose wins in 2:39.25 on this day in history.
May 12 In the year 1887 nandor Zsolt, composer
May 13 15th Preakness: William Donohue aboard Dunboyne wins in 2:39.25 on this day in history.
May 16 Bull Montana, Vogliera Italy, actor (Brass Buttons, Victory) in the year 1887.
May 18 On this day in history emmanuel Chabriers opera "Le Roi MalgrĂ© Luis," premieres in Paris
May 18 Ernst Wiechert, writer in the year 1887.
May 21 Mabel Taliaferro, NYC, actress (Sentimental Tommy, My Love Come Back) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1887 sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants E Afr Assn at East African harbors
May 24 Sultan Bargash of Zanzibar grants East African Association at East African harbors on this day in history.
May 25 On this day in history gas lamp at Paris Opera catches fire; 200 die
May 26 On this day in history racetrack betting becomes legal in New York state
May 26 In the year 1887 racetrack betting becomes legal in NY state
May 27 Coenraad J van Houten, Dutch cocoa manufacturer, dies at 86 in the year 1887.
May 27 In the year 1887 emiel van der Straeten, Flemish playwright (Sudanese legends)
May 28 In the year 1887 hank Mann, NYC, actor (City Lights, Smoky, Dawn Trail, Fugitive Road)
May 30 In the year 1887 alexander Archipenko, Ukraine sculptor/lithographer
May 31 Saint-John Perse, France, poet/diplomat (Nobel 1960) [or Mar 31] on this day in history.
Jun 01 Clive Brook, London England, actor/director (List of Adrian Messenger) in the year 1887.
Jun 03 Emil Axman, composer in the year 1887.
Jun 05 In the year 1887 ruth Benedict, US, anthropologist (Patterns of Culture)
Jun 06 Ruth Benedict, anthropoligist in the year 1887.
Jun 07 Monotype type-casting machine patented by Tolbert Lanston, Wash DC in the year 1887.
Jun 07 In the year 1887 william Walraven, Dutch journalist/writer (Indian Daily)
Jun 08 On this day in history a Borrelly discovers asteroid #268 Adorea
Jun 08 Herman Hollerith receives a patent for his punch card calculator in the year 1887.
Jun 09 In the year 1887 21st Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Hanover wins in 2:43.5
Jun 12 Gustav Weber, composer, dies at 41 in the year 1887.
Jun 13 In the year 1887 bruno Frank, writer
Jun 15 Carlisle D Graham survives 2nd ride in Niagara waterfall in barrel on this day in history.
Jun 18 In the year 1887 blanche Yurka, St Paul MN, actress (Taxi, Tale of 2 Cities)
Jun 18 The Reinsurance Treaty between Germany and Russia is signed on this day in history.