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


Person of interestDoc Holliday

Doc Holliday, American gambler and gunfighter, dies 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? 132 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio