1887 in the United States

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1887 in the United States
Years: 1884 1885 188618871888 1889 1890

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Events from the year 1887 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

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Events[edit]

Undated[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

  • January 22 – David W. Stewart, United States Senator from Iowa from 1926 till 1927. (died 1974)
  • February 6 – Ernest Gruening, United States Senator from Alaska from 1959 till 1969. Died in 1974.
  • December 19 – George R. Swift, United States Senator from Alabama in 1946. Died in 1972.

Deaths[edit]

  • March 8 – Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman and reformer (born 1813)
  • May 19 – Charles E. Stuart, United States Senator from Michigan from 1853 till 1859. (born 1810)
  • June 25 – James Speed, U.S. Attorney General from 1864 till 1866 under Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson. (born 1812)
  • August 14 – Aaron A. Sargent, United States Senator from California from 1873 till 1879. (born 1827)

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