On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1887

Historical Events

  • British Open Men's Golf, Prestwick GC: Willie Park Jr wins first of 2 Open titles by 1 stroke from fellow Scot Bob Martin

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean Arp [Hans Arp], French-Swiss sculptor, artist and poet, born in Strassburg, Germany (d. 1966)
  • Nadia Boulanger, French composer and conductor (1st woman to conduct Boston Symphony), born in Paris, France (d. 1979)
1887 Highlights

About September 16, 1887

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo