June 1887 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 7 Monotype type-casting machine patented by Tolbert Lanston, Washington, D.C.
  • Jun 8 Herman Hollerith receives a patent for his punch card calculator.
  • Jun 15 Carlisle D Graham survives 2nd ride in Niagara waterfall in barrel
  • Jun 15 Stanley's expedition reaches Yambuya waterfalls Congo
  • Jun 18 The Reinsurance Treaty between Germany and Russia is signed

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 21 Britain celebrates golden jubilee of Queen Victoria

Queen of the United Kingdom Victoria
Queen of the United Kingdom
Victoria

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 5 Ruth Benedict, American anthropologist (Patterns of Culture), born in NYC, New York (d. 1948)
  • Jun 7 William Walraven, Dutch journalist/writer (Indian Daily)
  • Jun 13 Bruno Frank, German-born writer, born in Stuttgart (d. 1945)
  • Jun 20 Arnaut Colnot, painter/graphic artist
  • Jun 20 Kurt Schwitters, German/British dada-artist/poet (collages)
  • Jun 21 Norman L. Bowen, Canadian petrologist (d. 1956)
  • Jun 22 Albert PAA Besnard, Dutch poet/journalist (Uprising & Remorse)
  • Jun 22 Julian S Huxley, biologist/philosopher, Darwin's Bulldog, born in London, England
  • Jun 23 Ernst Rowohlt, German publisher (Rowohlt-Verlag)
  • Jun 25 George Abbott, producer (Damn Yankees, Pajama Game), born in Forestville, New York
  • Jun 26 Anthony G de Rothschild, Britain, philanthropist