What Happened on October 5, 1887

Historical Events

  • 1st US National Championship Women's Tennis, Philadelphia Cricket Club: Ellen Hansell wins inaugural event; beats Laura Knight 6-1, 6-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Max Ackermann, German "entartet" painter, born in Berlin (d. 1975)
  • RenĂ© Cassin, French jurist and judge (Nobel Peace Prize 1968), born in Bayonne, Basque Country, France (d. 1976)
Born in 1887
1887 Highlights

About October 5, 1887

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 8 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra