December 23, 1888 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Vincent van Gogh cuts off his left ear with a razor, after argument with fellow painter Paul Gauguin, and sends to a prostitute for safe keeping

Painter Vincent van Gogh
Painter
Vincent van Gogh
Painter and Sculptor Paul Gauguin
Painter and Sculptor
Paul Gauguin

Birthdays in History

  • Friedrich Wolf, German writer and diplomat, born in Neuwied, Germany (d. 1953)