What Happened on September 21, 1887

Famous Birthdays

  • Lodewijk de Vocht, Belgian composer (Prayer for My Fatherland), conductor, kapellmeister (Antwerp Cathedral, 1913-50), and educator (Antwerp Conservatory, 1921-52), born in Antwerp (d. 1977)

Famous Deaths

  • William Preston, American lawyer, politician and Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 70
1887 Highlights

About September 21, 1887

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 136 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Virgo