1887

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This article is about the year 1887.
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century19th century20th century
Decades: 1850s  1860s  1870s  – 1880s –  1890s  1900s  1910s
Years: 1884 1885 188618871888 1889 1890
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1887 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1887
MDCCCLXXXVII
Ab urbe condita 2640
Armenian calendar 1336
ԹՎ ՌՅԼԶ
Assyrian calendar 6637
Bahá'í calendar 43–44
Bengali calendar 1294
Berber calendar 2837
British Regnal year 50 Vict. 1 – 51 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2431
Burmese calendar 1249
Byzantine calendar 7395–7396
Chinese calendar 丙戌(Fire Dog)
4583 or 4523
    — to —
丁亥年 (Fire Pig)
4584 or 4524
Coptic calendar 1603–1604
Discordian calendar 3053
Ethiopian calendar 1879–1880
Hebrew calendar 5647–5648
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1943–1944
 - Shaka Samvat 1809–1810
 - Kali Yuga 4988–4989
Holocene calendar 11887
Igbo calendar 887–888
Iranian calendar 1265–1266
Islamic calendar 1304–1305
Japanese calendar Meiji 20
(明治20年)
Javanese calendar 1816–1817
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4220
Minguo calendar 25 before ROC
民前25年
Nanakshahi calendar 419
Thai solar calendar 2429–2430

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. As of the start of 1887, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1918.

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March 4: Daimler

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June 23: Banff National Park

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Date unknown[edit]

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January–March[edit]

Grover Cleveland Alexander

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Royal.gov.uk Archived November 1, 2005, at the Wayback Machine.
  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.