On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1887

Historical Events

  • Cliff House damaged when powder cargo of schooner "Parallel" explodes

Famous Birthdays

  • John Hamilton, American actor (Superman), born in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania (d. 1958)
1887 Highlights

About January 16, 1887

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn