On This Day

Famous People Who Died in December 1887

  • Dec 1 Albertus J. Duymaer van Twist, Dutch Governor-General of Dutch East Indies, dies at 78
  • Dec 5 Eliza Roxcy Snow, American poet (b. 1804)
  • Dec 9 Mahmadu Lamine, Senegalese marabout and military leader
  • Dec 26 Jules Francois Blasini, Curacaos pianist/composer, dies at 40