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