On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1887

Famous Deaths

  • Lysander Spooner, American philosopher (b. 1808)
  • William Burnham Woods, American politician, judge, and Brevet Major General (Union Army), dies at 62
1887 Highlights

About May 14, 1887

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus