1887

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This article is about the year 1887.
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1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (dominical letter B) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D) of the Julian calendar, the 1887th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 887th year of the 2nd millennium, the 87th year of the 19th century, and the 8th year of the 1880s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1887 is 12 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.

Events

January–March

March 4: Daimler

April–June

June 23: Banff National Park.

July–September

October–December

Date unknown

Births

January–March

Grover Cleveland Alexander

April–June

July–September

Harry Hooper

October–December

Deaths

January–June

July–December

References

  1. Royal.gov.uk
  2. pc.gc.ca
  3. Price, Trevor J. (2004). "Blyth, James (1839–1906)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Online ed.). Oxford University Press. Retrieved 2014-04-16.  (subscription or UK public library membership required)
  4. Hardy, Chris (2010-07-06). "Renewable energy and role of Marykirk's James Blyth". The Courier. Dundee: D. C. Thomson & Co. 
  5. U.S. Patent No. 366,945, filed July 6, 1886; second patent granted October 11, 1887: U.S. Patent No. 371,496, filed March 12, 1887.
  6. Coogan, Tim Pat (2002). Wherever Green Is Worn: The Story of the Irish Diaspora. Palgrave Macmillan. p. 250. ISBN 978-1-4039-6014-6. 
  7. Wagg, Stephen (2002). British Football and Social Exclusion. Routledge. p. 196. ISBN 978-0-7146-5217-7. 
  8. Westcott, Kathryn (2011-04-09). "HG Wells or Enrique Gaspar: Whose time machine was first?". BBC News. Retrieved 2011-04-09.