What Happened on October 31, 1887

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's "Capriccio Espagnol" premieres in St Petersburg

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Chiang Kai-shek, Chinese political and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China (1928-1975), born in Xikou, Zhejiang, China (d. 1975)

Chinese Military and Political Leader Chiang Kai-shek
Chinese Military and Political Leader
Chiang Kai-shek
  • Newsy Lalonde, Canadian ice hockey (Montreal Canadiens) and lacrosse player, born in Cornwall, Ontario (d. 1970)

Famous Deaths

  • George Alexander Macfarren, composer, dies at 74