On This Day

Year 1887 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 3 Anne Sullivan begins teaching 6 year old blind-deaf Helen Keller
  • Sep 28 Yellow River or Huáng Hé floods in China, killing between 900,000 and 2 million people, one of the deadliest natural disasters in history
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Historical Marriages

  • Apr 22 Business magnate Andrew Carnegie (51) weds Louise Whitfield (30) in NYC, New York
  • Nov 9 Anna Mary Robertson (27), later to become painter known as Grandma Moses, weds Thomas Salmon Moses in New York