World History 1887

About the history of the world in 1887, the first celluloid photographic film is invented, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle publishes the first Sherlock Holmes story, Zamenhof publishes a grammar of Esperanto.

TWO CENTURIES OF WORLD HISTORY: 1778-1978

1887

* Rev. Hannibal Goodwin of Newark, N.J., invented celluloid photographic film.

* Arthur Conan Doyle, 28, a physician in Southsea, England, published A Study in Scarlet, the first of his Sherlock Holmes tales.

* Dr. Ludwig Zamenhof, 28, a Polish ophthalmologist, writing in Russian under the pseudonym of Dr. Esperanto (one who hopes), published Lingvo Internacia, the first Esperanto grammar.

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