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 On this day in history friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83
Jan 17 William Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840) died in the year 1887.
Feb 10 Ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73 on this day in history.
Feb 15 In the year 1887 alexander Borodin, composer, dies
Feb 19 Eduard Douwes Dekker, Dutch writer (Max Havelaar), dies at 66 on this day in history.
Feb 27 Alexander Porfir'yevich Borodin, Russian composer, dies at 53 on this day in history.