On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 1887

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony van Hoboken, Dutch musicologist (Haydn-catalog)
  • Felix Yussupov, Russian aristocrat, best known for participating in the assassination of Grigori Rasputin, born in Moika Palace, Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire (d. 1967)
  • Juan Gris, Spanish cubist painter (Still Life Before an Open Window)
  • Sidney Hillman, union leader (Sidney Hillman Foundation)
1887 Highlights

About March 23, 1887

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries