On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 1887

Famous Birthdays

  • Henri Pourrat, French writer (Gaspard of the Montagnes), born in Ambert, France (d. 1959)

Famous Deaths

  • C. F. W. Walther, American Lutheran theologian (b. 1811)
  • Samuel Cousins, English mezzotint engraver, dies at 85
1887 Highlights

About May 7, 1887

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus