On This Day

What Happened on February 21, 1887

Historical Events

  • 1st US bacteriology laboratory opens (Brooklyn)
  • Oregon becomes 1st US state to make Labor Day a holiday

Famous Birthdays

  • Savielly [Xavier] G Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player
1887 Highlights

About February 21, 1887

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces