On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1887

Historical Events

  • Aurora Ski Club of Red Wing, Minn became 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.
1887 Highlights

About February 8, 1887

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius