On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1887

Historical Events

  • Columbia University 4's crew becomes first American boat to win at London's Henley Regatta (Visitors Challenge Cup)

Famous Deaths

  • August F Pott, German philological (That Personennamen), dies
1887 Highlights

About July 5, 1887

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer