On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1887

Famous Birthdays

  • "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, American baseball outfielder, 1908-20 (Chicago White Sox, and two other teams; 1919 World Series "Black Sox" Scandal), born in Pickens County, South Carolina (d. 1951)

Famous Deaths

  • Nicaise de Keyser, Flemish painter (Battle at Woeringen), dies at 73
1887 Highlights

About July 16, 1887

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer