On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1887

Famous Birthdays

  • "Shoeless" Joe Jackson, American professional baseball player (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? 133 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer