On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1888

Historical Events

  • The roof of Seville's cathedral collapses after an earthquake

Famous Birthdays

  • Vito Frazzi, Italian composer, born in San Secondo Parmense (d. 1975)
1888 Highlights

About August 1, 1888

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo