Jan 01 In the year 1887 johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66
Jan 07 Abraham I van Lier, Dutch actor/director (Gran Theatre), dies at 74 in the year 1887.
Jan 14 Friedrich von Amerling, Austrian painter, dies at 83 in the year 1887.
Jan 17 William Giblin, Premier of Tasmania (b. 1840) died on this day in history.
Feb 10 In the year 1887 ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73
Feb 15 On this day in history alexander Borodin, composer, dies
Feb 19 On this day in history 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.