On This Day

What Happened on April 9, 1888

Famous Birthdays

  • Florence Price, American composer (Wanamaker Prize, 1932) and 1st African-American woman to have a composition played by a major orchestra, born in Little Rock, Arkansas (d. 1953)
  • Sol Hurok, American theatrical impresario, born in Pogar, Chernigov Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1974)
1888 Highlights

About April 9, 1888

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries