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

  • (Hans) "Jean" Arp, German-French sculptor, artist and poet, born in Strassburg, Alsace-Lorraine, German Empire (now Strasbourg, France) (d. 1966)
  • Nadia Boulanger, French composer and conductor (1st woman to conduct Boston Symphony), born in Paris, France (d. 1979)
Born in 1887
1887 Highlights

About September 16, 1887

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo