What Happened on August 8, 1887

Day of the Week: Monday

Famous Birthdays

  • Esme Percy, actor (Old Spanish Custom), born in London, England
  • J C Heldring, Dutch businessman
  • Malcolm Keen, Bristol England, actor (Uncle Chris-Mama)
  • Ullrich Haupt, Prussia, actor (Morocco, Du Barry-Woman of Passion)

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander William Doniphan, American lawyer and soldier (b. 1808)