Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century
Decades: 1830s - 1840s - 1850s - 1860s - 1870s - 1880s - 1890s - 1900s - 1910s - 1920s years - 1930s
Years: 1882 - 1883 - 1884 - 1885 - 1886 - 1887 - 1888 - 1889 - 1890 - 1891 - 1892
Fixed date events
February 12 / March 24 - A tripartite alliance is formed with the participation of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, Italy and Great Britain in defense of Turkey against a Russian attack (Mediterranean Treaty).
May 10 - Launch of the organized rescue in Hungary; The Budapest Voluntary Rescue Association is formed on the initiative of Géza Kresz.
May 18 - The Szent István Vocational High School and College of Economics was founded, Budapest IX. District Public Municipal School of Civil and Central Commerce ".
November 28 - The first tram line in Budapest opens between the Nyugati railway station and Király utca, bringing the electrified road railway to Hungary as well.
November 11 - Four union leaders in Chicago (Albert Parsons, August Spiest, Adolf Fischer, and George Engel) are sentenced to death and hanged in retaliation following a demonstration on May 3, 1886, and police riots (rehabilitated in 1893).
The unification of Cochinea, Cambodia, Annam and Tonkin in the French Indochina Association.
Events with an indefinite date
during the year -
Lazar Markovics Zamenhof completes the development of the initial version of the Esperanto language.
Hungary is the first company in Hungary to build its fixed telephone network.
Topics of the year
List of Heads of State in 1887
1887 in the literature
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's first story, Sherlock Holmes, is published in A Study in Scarlet.
1887 in music
1887 in science
November 8 - Emile Berliner acquires a U.S. invention patent for a gramophone.
during the year - German physicist Heinrich Hertz is the first to generate electromagnetic waves.
1887 in rail transport
1887 in the legislation
See 1887 in Legislation.
1887 in sports
April 20 - The first car race (La Vélocipède) is held in Paris for a distance of 31 kilometers, the winning Count Jules Felix became Philippe Albert de Dion Malfiance with a De Dion steam-powered vehicle.
January 1 - Admiral Wilhelm Canaris, German Military Intelligence (Abewhr) († 1945)
January 19 - Elemér Bokor, Hungarian zoologist († 1928)
January 23 - Miklós Kállay, Prime Minister († 1967)
January 23 - József Reményi, sculptor, medal and plaque artist († 1977)
February 1 - Dezső Laky is a statistician, economic politician, Minister without Portfolio in 1940–1941, member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences († 1962)
February 7 - Vasily Ivanovich Chapayev, Russian military officer († 1919)
February 13 - Géza Csáth, Hungarian writer († 1919)
February 21 - Poet Andor Abonyi, lawyer († 1915)
March 16 - Gyula Sebestény, Kossuth Prize-winning lung surgeon († 1954)
March 17 - Aladár Zalánfy, Hungarian organist, organ expert, music teacher († 1959)
March 18 - Róbert Berény, painter, graphic artist († 1953)
March 19 - Gyula Kabos, Hungarian actor, humorist († 1941)
March 21 - Lajos Kassák, Hungarian writer, poet, translator, artist († 1967)
March 25 - Admiral Nagumo Zhuichi of Japan († 1944)
April 4 - Edgár Palóczi cultural historian, teacher († 1944)
April 21 - Alexandra Victoria, Princess of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg († 1957)
April 23 - Tribe