On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1888

Famous Birthdays

  • Dennis Chavez, American politician, 1st US Hispanic Senator elected to serve full term, born in Los Chavez, New Mexico Territory (d. 1964)
  • Victor Schertzinger, American composer and director (Uptown NY), born in Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania (d. 1941)
1888 Highlights

About April 8, 1888

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries