On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1887

Historical Events

  • 1st newspaper convention (Rochester NY)
  • Eduard Douwes Dekker writes his last text (Lf8-c5)

Famous Birthdays

  • Kathleen Clifford, American actress (When the Clouds Roll by), born in Charlottesville, Virginia (d. 1962)
1887 Highlights

About February 16, 1887

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius