Famous Deaths in January 1887

  • Jan 1 Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66
  • Jan 7 Abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor/director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74
  • Jan 14 Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83
  • Jan 14 Peter "Peerke" Donders, missionary (Father of Melaatsen), dies at 77
  • Jan 17 William Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840)