What Happened on March 2, 1887

Famous Deaths

  • August W. Eichler, German botanist (developed a new system of classification of plants to reflect the concept of evolution), dies at 47
  • Wilhelm Troszel, Polish operatic bass, composer, and voice teacher, dies at 63
1887 Highlights

About March 2, 1887

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 136 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces