What Happened in Sep 1887

  • Theatre Royal Fire

    On the 5th September 1887, on the first night of a romantic comedy called Romany Rye, and with an audience of 800, a naked gas flame ignited some... Read more

  • Theodore Roosevelt, Junior Is Born

    "Teddy," as he was, in childhood, universally known, was the son of President Theodore Roosevelt. He was born at the family estate in Oyster Bay... Read more

  • Yellow River Flood of 1887

    China has had a particularly long and terrible history of flooding. In the last 2000 years, the Yangtze River has flooded more than 1000 times. But... Read more