On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1887

Famous Birthdays

  • Yury Alexandrovich Shaporin, Russian-Ukrainian Soviet composer, born in Hlukhiv, Russian Empire (d. 1966)

Famous Deaths

Doc Holliday

John "Doc" Holliday, American dentist, gambler and gunfighter, dies of tuberculosis at 36

Gunfighter in the American Old West Doc Holliday
Gunfighter in the American Old West
Doc Holliday
1887 Highlights

About November 8, 1887

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio