On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1888

Famous Birthdays

Tris Speaker

Tris Speaker, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (World Series 1912, 15, 20; AL MVP 1912; career batting average .345 [6th all-time]; Cleveland Indians) and manager (Cleveland Indians), born in Hubbard, Texas (d. 1958)

Baseball Player Tris Speaker
Baseball Player
Tris Speaker
  • Zdzisław Żygulski, Sr., Polish literary historian, born in Przemyśl, Poland (d. 1975)
1888 Highlights

About April 4, 1888

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries