Jan 01 On this day in history johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66
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 in the year 1887.
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 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 Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.