On This Day

What Happened on April 30, 1888

Historical Events

  • 1888 Moradabad hailstorm: hail stones allegedly as big as oranges kill 246 people and some 1600 sheep and cattle in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh

Famous Birthdays

  • John Crowe Ransom, American poet and critic (God Without Thunder), born in Pulaski, Tennessee (d. 1974)
1888 Highlights

About April 30, 1888

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus