On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1887

Historical Events

  • England all out for 45 v Aust SCG, their lowest total ever
  • In a snowstorm at Fort Keogh, Montana, the world's largest snowflakes are reported, being 15 inches (38 cm) wide and 8 inches (20 cm) thick.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Work begins on the Eiffel Tower in Paris

Engineer and Architect Gustave Eiffel
Engineer and Architect
Gustave Eiffel

Famous Birthdays

  • Artur Rubinstein, pianist, born in Łódź, Poland
  • Lily Theresa Strickland, composer
1887 Highlights

About January 28, 1887

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius