On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1887

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Britain celebrates golden jubilee of Queen Victoria

Queen of the United Kingdom Queen Victoria
Queen of the United Kingdom
Queen Victoria

Famous Birthdays

  • Norman L. Bowen, Canadian petrologist, born in Kingston, Ontario, Canada (d. 1956)

Famous Deaths

  • Adolf Schimon, Austrian German composer, dies at 67
1887 Highlights

About June 21, 1887

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer