1887

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1887 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1887
MDCCCLXXXVII
Ab urbe condita 2640
Armenian calendar 1336
ԹՎ ՌՅԼԶ
Assyrian calendar 6637
Bahá'í calendar 43–44
Balinese saka calendar 1808–1809
Bengali calendar 1294
Berber calendar 2837
British Regnal year 50  Vict. 1   51  Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2431
Burmese calendar 1249
Byzantine calendar 7395–7396
Chinese calendar 丙戌(Fire  Dog)
4583 or 4523
     to 
丁亥年 (Fire  Pig)
4584 or 4524
Coptic calendar 1603–1604
Discordian calendar 3053
Ethiopian calendar 1879–1880
Hebrew calendar 5647–5648
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1943–1944
 - Shaka Samvat 1808–1809
 - Kali Yuga 4987–4988
Holocene calendar 11887
Igbo calendar 887–888
Iranian calendar 1265–1266
Islamic calendar 1304–1305
Japanese calendar Meiji 20
(明治20年)
Javanese calendar 1816–1817
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4220
Minguo calendar 25 before ROC
民前25年
Nanakshahi calendar 419
Thai solar calendar 2429–2430
Tibetan calendar 阳火狗年
(male Fire-Dog)
2013 or 1632 or 860
     to 
阴火猪年
(female Fire-Pig)
2014 or 1633 or 861

1887 ( MDCCCLXXXVII ) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar  and a common year starting on Thursday 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 8th 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 localized use until 1923.

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Events

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January 6: Menelik II

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June 23: Banff National Park

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November: Michelson-Morley.

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August Macke
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Miklós Kállay
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Arthur Rubinstein
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Masaichi Niimi
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Edelmiro Julián Farrell
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Joseph Bech
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Chico Marx

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Julian Huxley
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Laura Wheeler Waring
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Marc Chagall
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Gustav Ludwig Hertz
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Erwin Schrödinger
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Harry Hooper
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Alf Landon
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Giovanni Gronchi
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Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
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Le Corbusier
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Chiang Kai-shek
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Georgia O'Keeffe
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Bernard Montgomery
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Boris Karloff
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Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni
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Adone Zoli

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Gustav Kirchhoff

Date Unknown

References

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