1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (dominical letter B) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D) of the Julian calendar, the 1887th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 887th year of the 2nd millennium, the 87th year of the 19th century, and the eighth year of the 1880s decade. As of the start of 1887, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localised use until 1918.

Events

January–March

March 4: Daimler

April–June

June 23: Banff National Park

July–September

October–December

Date unknown

Births

January–March

Grover Cleveland Alexander

April–June

July–September

October–December

Deaths

January–June

July–December