What Happened on October 8, 1888

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 28th British Golf Open: Jack Burns shoots a 171 at St Andrews

Famous Birthdays

  • Clifford Heatherley, British actor (Who Killed Doc Robin?), born in Preston, Lancashire, England (d. 1937)

Famous Deaths

  • Jules J baron d'Anethan, Belgian Minister of Justice, dies