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Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century
Decades: 1850s  1860s  1870s  - 1880s -  1890s  1900s  1910s

Years: 1884 1885 1886 - 1887 - 1888 1889 1890
1887 in topic:
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Sports - Rail Transport
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Leaders:   State leaders - Colonial governors
Category: Establishments - Disestablishments
Births - Marriages - Deaths

Year 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1887 Edit

January - MarchEdit

Menelik II

Jan.6: Menelik II


March 3: Helen Keller and Sullivan.


March 4: Daimler

April - JuneEdit

Moraine Lake 17092005

June 23: Banff National Park.

Flag of Esperanto

July 26: Esperanto

July - SeptemberEdit

October - DecemberEdit


November: Michelson-Morley.

Undated Edit

Portrait map of China

Yellow River flood kills 900,000 Chinese.

Heinrich Rudolf Hertz 2

Heinrich Hertz.


1887 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1887

Ab urbe condita 2640
Armenian calendar 1336
Bahá'í calendar 43 – 44
Buddhist calendar 2431
Coptic calendar 1603 – 1604
Ethiopian calendar 1879 – 1880
Hebrew calendar 5647 5648
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1942 – 1943
 - Shaka Samvat 1809 – 1810
 - Kali Yuga 4988 – 4989
Holocene calendar 11887
Iranian calendar 1265 – 1266
Islamic calendar 1304 – 1305
Japanese calendar Meiji 20

(明治 20年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2547
Julian calendar 1932
Korean calendar 4220
Thai solar calendar 2430

January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

See also 1887 births.


January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

People of the year 1887 at Familypedia

168 people were born in 1887

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Alfred Aldridge (1887-1969)William Aldridge (1858-1943)Georgina Smith (1870-1909)
Lenora Floreda Ard (1887-1967)Moses Caswell "Bunk" Ard (1857-1934)Elizabeth McKenzie (1855-1931)
Helen Violet Asquith (1887-1969)Herbert Henry Asquith, 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith (1852-1928)Helen Kelsall Melland (1854-1891)
Venus Daisy Bailey (1887-1964)George Bailey (1843-1915)Lucy Northcott (1851-1935)
Charles Kennett Bell (1887-1958)John Charles Bell (1859-1938)Charlotte Elizabeth Kennett (1860-1930)
Edward George Bellamy (1887-1979)Zadock Bellamy (1843-1908)Miriam Sarah Moore (1846-1931)
Odeline Maude Berry (c1887-1961)John Halbert Berry (c1861-1923)Adelgesia Eliza Ebbeke (1863-1893)
David Cecil Bingham (1887-1914)Cecil Edward Bingham (1861-1934)Rose Ellinor Guthrie (c1863-1908)
Caroline Jane Blackman (1887-1965)John Thomas Blackman (1857-1936)Mary Ann Large (1864-1936)
Adeline Annie Blanch (1887-1965)Thomas Blanch (1854-1931)Ada Jane Rachel Cravigan (1859-1945)
Margaret Christina Blanch (1887-1964)Henry Blanch (1854-1918)Margaret Ryan (1859-1901)
Henri-Vasile Bogdan (1887-1966)Gheorghe Bogdan (1854-1925)Maria Alecsandri (1857-1938)
Emil Bottea (1877-1917)Constantin Bottea (1845-1909)Henriette Micolle (1856-1925)
Petre Bottea (1887-1891)Constantin Bottea (1845-1909)Henriette Micolle (1856-1925)
Florence May Bowden (1887-1934)George Bowden (1859-1943)Emma Jane May (1861-1947)
... further results

52 children were born to the 78 women born in 1887

134 people died in 1887

 FatherMotherAge at death
Truman Osborn Angell (1810-1887)James Williams Angell (1776-1851)Phebe Ann Morton (1786-1854)77
Daniel Hinckley Arnold (1800-1887)Dan Arnold (1767-1855)Arethusa Gillett (1765-1852)87
Henry James Austin (1886-1887)Frank Urquhart Austin (c1854-1916)Catherine Levingston (1856-1942)1
Trijntje Bakker (1824-1897)Cornelis Bakker (1801-aft1824)Antje Laan (1791-aft1824)63
William Balgowan (c1808-1887)William Balgowan (1767-1809)Elizabeth Christie (1766-1852)79
Charlotte Bellamy (1819-1887)James Zadock Bellamy (1798-1875)Hannah Singleton (1802-1869)68
Charles Benger (1819-1887)68
George Blundell (1793-1887)George Blundell (1760-1835)Anne Johnson (c1760-)94
Georgeta Bogdan (1876-1887)Leon Bogdan (1849-1917)Natalia Mavrogheni (1848-1904)
Alexandru Boicescu (1886-1887)Alexandru Boicescu (1853-1893)Maria Elena Nicolescu (1854-1931)1
George Boniface (1818-1887)George Boniface (1794-1863)Philadelphia Dinnage (1798-1846)
Margia C. Borders (1884-1887)John Allen Borders (1860-1930)Mary Louvicy Sanders (1866-1887)
William Bramble (1804-1887)Thomas Brimble (1764-1837)Elizabeth Tudgay (c1773-1850)83
Nancy Brewster (1811-1887)James Brewster (1778-1852)Chloe Palmer (1778-1852)76
John Thomas Bridge (1845-1887)Joseph Bridge (1814-1891)Mary Ann Carpenter (1824-1914)42
... further results

11980 people lived in 1887

Geertje Aangeenbrug (1871-1947)Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Grietje Breed (1845)
Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Cornelis Aangeenbrug (1802-1861)Geertje Pietersdr van der Neut (1801-c1835)
Petrus Johannes Aarts (1867-1918)Johannis Aarts (1818-1900)Geertruida van Gog (1838-1897)
Anne Wales Abbot (1808-1908)Abiel Abbot (1770-1828)Eunice Wales (1772-1831)
Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
Stanley Harris Abbot (1863-1935)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
Blanche Edith Abbott (1885-1932)Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)Edith Solomon (1854-1935)
Henry Palmer Abbott (1827-1903)Thomas Abbott (c1774-1855)Eleanor Kingsmill (c1787-1873)
John Joseph Caldwell Abbott (1821-1893)Joseph Abbott (c1790-1862)Harriet Bradford (c1800-1873)
Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)John Kingsmill Abbott (1805-1847)Frances Amanda Brady (1821-1902)
Macartney Abbott (1877-1960)Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)Matilda Elizabeth Macartney (c1848-1880)
Rachel Abbott (1835-1911)Jonathan Abbott (c1800-c1848)Ada Wright (1799-1882)
Thomas Henry Abbott (1870-1954)Henry Palmer Abbott (1827-1903)Elizabeth Anne Lord (1844-1926)
Thomas Kingsmill Abbott (c1848-1891)John Kingsmill Abbott (1805-1847)Frances Amanda Brady (1821-1902)
Elijah Stark Abel (1868-1925)Elijah H. Abel (1815-1882)Mary Stark (1840-1926)
... further results

Events of the year 1887 at FamilypediaEdit

199 people were married in 1887.

 Joined with
David Adonijah Alden (1858-1930)Emily Elizabeth Worcester (1859-1916)
Karl Johan Aldrin (1866-1941)Anna Nilsdotter (1858-1916)
Needham Jasper Alford (1860-1907)Nancy Isobella Collins (1865-1894)+Lucy Margaret Collins (1856-)
Etelka Alm (1861-1941)Árpád Fáy (1859-c1930)
Walter Kermode Archer (1856-1930)Amy Augusta Sorell (1868-1909)
Douglas John Atkinson (c1850-1915)Eliza Barham Green (1854-1941)
Sarah Jane Baker (1867-1903)George Henry Barber (1865-c1958)
George Henry Barber (1865-c1958)Sarah Jane Baker (1867-1903)
Elizabeth Baring (1867-1944)Valentine Charles Browne, 5th Earl of Kenmare (1860-1941)
Margaret Baring (1868-1906)Charles Robert Spencer, 6th Earl Spencer (1857-1922)
Laban Barnes (1847-1934)Mari Anne Bacon (1854-1937)+Mary Chant (1856-1902)
Anne Elizabeth Bartlett (1861-1944)Frederick Johnson Shepard (1851-1931)
James Zadock Bellamy (1862-1947)Catherine Conroy (1869-1954)
Charlotte Bennett (1869-1963)Charles Edwards (1853-1938)
Charles Hampton BickhamFlora Lenora Magee (1864-1949)
... further results

There were 0 military battles in 1887.

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