On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1887

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Rainey, American politician, 1st African American in US House of Representatives (1870-1879), dies at 55
1887 Highlights

About August 1, 1887

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 133 years and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo