On This Day

May 7, 1887 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in History

  • Henri Pourrat, French writer (Gaspard of the Montagnes), born in Ambert, France (d. 1959)

Deaths in History

  • C. F. W. Walther, American Lutheran theologian (b. 1811)
  • Samuel Cousins, English mezzotint engraver, dies at 85