What Happened on November 19, 1887

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Dying Detective" (BG)

Famous Birthdays

  • James B. Sumner, American chemist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry laureate (d. 1955)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestEmma Lazarus

Emma Lazarus, US poet ("Give us your tired & poor"), dies in New York at 38