On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1887

Famous Birthdays

  • Komako Kimura, Japanese suffragette, actress and editor (d. 1980)
  • Rudi Stephan, German composer (Die ersten Menschen), born in Worms, Hesse (d. 1915)
  • Sigmund Romberg, Nagykanizsa Hungary, operetta composer (Blossom Time)
  • Tim Mara, American founder and administrator (NFL NY Giants), born in New York (d. 1959)

Famous Deaths

  • Agostino Depretis, Italian statesman, Prime Minister of Italy (1876-78, 1778-79, 1881-87), dies at 74
1887 Highlights

About July 29, 1887

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 3 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo