What Happened on October 3, 1888

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • New Zealand Natives, a privately organised and mainly Māori rugby team, plays first game in UK; the first national rugby team to wear the silver fern

Famous Birthdays

  • Claud Allister, actor (Bulldog Drummond), born in London, England
  • Roy Webb, American film composer, born in New York City (d. 1981)