On This Day

What Happened on November 9, 1887

Famous Birthdays

  • Gertrude Astor, American actress (Carnival Lady), born in Lakewood, Ohio (d. 1977)
  • Muriel Aked, British actress (Rome Express, Happiest Days of Your Life), born in Bingley, Yorkshire, England (d. 1955)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Anna Mary Robertson (27), later to become painter known as Grandma Moses, weds Thomas Salmon Moses in New York

Primitive Painter Grandma Moses
Primitive Painter
Grandma Moses
1887 Highlights

About November 9, 1887

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio