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 Pott, German philological (Etymology Forschungen), dies at 84
1887 Highlights

About July 5, 1887

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer