1887 Calendar

January
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16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
February
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  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728     
March
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  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

April
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     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
May
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1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  

July
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     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 

October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
November
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  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930   
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

What Happened In Year 1887?

  • January 21, 1887 – 465 mm of rain falls in Brisbane, a record for any Australian capital city.
  • January 28, 1887 – In a snowstorm at Fort Keogh, Montana, the world’s largest snowflakes are reported, 15 in wide and 8 in thick.
  • February 2, 1887 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania the first Groundhog Day is observed.
  • February 8, 1887 – The Dawes Act authorizes the President of the United States to survey Native American tribal land and divide it into individual allotments.
  • April 4, 1887 – Argonia, Kansas elects Susanna M. Salter as the first female mayor in the United States.
  • April 10, 1887 – On Easter Sunday, Pope Leo XIII authorizes the establishment of The Catholic University of America.
  • April 28, 1887 – A week after being arrested by the Prussian Secret Police, Alsatian police inspector Guillaume Schnaebelé is released on order of German Emperor William I, defusing a possible war.
  • May 9, 1887 – Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West Show opens in London.
  • June 8, 1887 – Herman Hollerith applies for US patent #395,791 for the ‘Art of Applying Statistics’– his punched card calculator.
  • June 18, 1887 – The Reinsurance Treaty between Germany and Russia is signed.
  • June 20, 1887 – Victoria Terminus, the busiest railway station in India, opens in Bombay.
  • June 23, 1887 – The Rocky Mountains Park Act becomes law in Canada creating the nation’s first national park, Banff National Park.
  • July 4, 1887 – The founder of Pakistan, Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, joins Sindh-Madrasa-tul-Islam, Karachi.
  • July 26, 1887 – Publication of the Unua Libro, founding the Esperanto movement.
  • September 5, 1887 – Fire at Theatre Royal in Exeter, England killed 186
  • October 1, 1887 – Balochistan is conquered by the British Empire.
  • November 9, 1887 – The United States receives rights to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
  • November 11, 1887 – Construction of the Manchester Ship Canal begins at Eastham.
  • November 13, 1887 – Bloody Sunday clashes in central London.

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