On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1887

Historical Events

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Otello" premieres at La Scala in Italy, Verdi's first new opera for over 15 years

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Giuseppe Verdi
  • Snow falls on San Francisco
1887 Highlights

About February 5, 1887

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius