On This Day

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? 133 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces