What Happened on February 8, 1887

Historical Events

  • Aurora Ski Club of Red Wing, Minnesota becomes the 1st US ski club
  • The Dawes Act authorizes the President of the United States to survey Native American tribal land and divide it into individual allotments. Those who accepted allotments and lived separately from the tribe were granted United States citizenship.

About February 8, 1887

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius