On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1887

Famous Birthdays

  • Wilhelm Canaris, German admiral/head German military intelligence

Famous Deaths

  • Johan Hendrik Koelman, Dutch portrait painter, dies at 66
1887 Highlights

About January 1, 1887

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 133 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn