Historical Events in October 1887

  • Oct 1 Balochistan conquered by the British Empire.
  • Oct 5 1st U.S. Women's National Championship: Ellen Hansell beats Laura Knight (6-1, 6-0)
  • Oct 8 Phillies set club record 16th straight victory
  • Oct 11 A Miles patents elevator
  • Oct 18 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "A Case of Identity" (BG)
  • Oct 21 Detroit clinches best-of-15 touring World Championship with its 8th victory in Game 11 this afternoon in Baltimore, 13-3
  • Oct 26 Detroit (NL) beats St Louis (AA) 10 games to 5 in World Series
  • Oct 31 Nikolai Rimski-Korsakov's "Capriccio Espagnol" premieres in St Petersburg