Jan 01 Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66 in the year 1887.
Jan 07 Abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor/director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74 on this day in history.
Jan 14 Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Jan 17 In the year 1887 death of william Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840)
Feb 10 Ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73 in the year 1887.
Feb 15 On this day in history alexander Borodin, composer, dies
Feb 19 Eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66 in the year 1887.
Feb 27 In the year 1887 alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53