Jan 01 Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66 on this day in history.
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 William Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840) died in the year 1887.
Feb 10 On this day in history ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73
Feb 15 Alexander Borodin, composer, dies in the year 1887.
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