Jan 01 In the year 1887 johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66
Jan 07 In the year 1887 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1887 alexander Borodin, composer, dies
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.