On This Day

What Happened on February 3, 1887

Historical Events

  • To avoid disputed national elections, the US Congress creates Electoral Count Act

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlo Jachino, composer
  • Georg Trakl, Austrian poet (Autumn of the Lonely)
  • Juan Negrín, Spanish Prime Minister (d. 1956)
  • Silvio d'Amico, Italian theater critic (Tramonto del grande attore)
1887 Highlights

About February 3, 1887

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius