On This Day

What Happened on June 4, 1887

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pasteur Institute founded by French biologist Louis Pasteur in Paris

Bacteriologist Louis Pasteur
Bacteriologist
Louis Pasteur

Famous Birthdays

  • Tom Longboat, Canadian athlete (Boston Marathon 1907 record time 2:24:24), born in Six Nations Reserve Brantford, Ontario (d. 1949)

Famous Deaths

  • William A. Wheeler, American politician (19th Vice President of the United States), dies at 67
1887 Highlights

About June 4, 1887

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini