On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1887

Historical Events

  • Germany, Austria-Hungary & France end Triple Alliance

Famous Birthdays

  • David McKinley Williams, composer
  • Hesketh Pearson, England, biographer/playwright (Writ for Libel)

Person of interestVincent Massey

Vincent Massey, Canadian diplomat, first Canadian-born Governor General of Canada (1952-59), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1967)

Governor General of Canada Vincent Massey
Governor General of Canada
Vincent Massey

1887 Highlights

About February 20, 1887

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces