On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1887

Historical Events

  • 1st transcontinental train arrives in Vancouver, British Columbia

Famous Birthdays

  • Thoralf Skolem, Norwegian mathematician (d. 1963)

Famous Deaths

  • Ludwig Mathias Lindeman, Norwegian composer and organist, dies at 74
1887 Highlights

About May 23, 1887

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

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini