Historical Events in September 1887

  • Sep 1 Dutch Amateur Photography Cooperation established
  • Sep 5 Gas lamp at Theatre Royal in Exeter catches fire killing about 200
  • Sep 15 Philadelphia celebrates 100th anniversary of US Constitution
  • Sep 16 27th British Golf Open: Willie Park, Jr. shoots a 161 at Prestwick Golf Club
  • Sep 26 Emile Berliner patents the Gramophone
  • Sep 28 Yellow River or Huáng Hé floods in China, killing an estimated 1.5 million people
  • Sep 30 Start of Sherlock Holmes Adventure "Five Orange Pips" (BG)
  • Sep 30 Volunteer (US) beats Thistle (Scotland) in 8th America's Cup