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 (The Adventures of Superman - "Perry White"), born in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania (d. 1958)
1887 Highlights

About January 16, 1887

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn