On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1887

Historical Events

  • US National Championship Men's Tennis, Newport R.I.: Richard Sears wins 7th straight US singles title; beats Henry Slocum 6-1, 6-3, 6-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Kuckhoff, German writer and resistance fighter, born in Aachen, Germany (d. 1943)
1887 Highlights

About August 30, 1887

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo