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 Tartakower, Austrian-Polish-French chess player, born in Rostov-on-Don, Russian Empire (d. 1956)
1887 Highlights

About February 21, 1887

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 11 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces