What Happened on February 26, 1887

Historical Events

Cricket History

George Lohmann took 1st 8-wkt haul in test cricket, 8-35 at Sydney Cricket Ground

Famous Birthdays

  • Benegal Narsing Rau, Indian lawyer and civil servant, President of UN Security Council (1950), helped draft India's constitution, born in Mangalore, India (d. 1953)
  • Grover Cleveland Alexander, American Baseball HOF pitcher (World Series 1926 Chicago Cubs; Triple Crown 1915, 16, 20; 6 × NL wins & strikeout leader; Philadelphia Phillies), born in Elba, Nebraska (d. 1950)
  • Stefan Grabinski, Polish writer (d. 1936)
Born in 1887
1887 Highlights

About February 26, 1887

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces