What Happened on September 14, 1887

Famous Birthdays

  • Karl Taylor Compton, American physicist and 9th President of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, born in Wooster, Ohio (d. 1954)
  • Stanley Ketchel [The Michigan Assassin], Polish-American heavyweight boxing champion (1908-10), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan (d. 1910)
Born in 1887

Famous Deaths

  • Friedrich Theodor Vischer, German philosopher and writer (Auch einer), dies at 80
1887 Highlights

About September 14, 1887

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 136 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo