What Happened on August 12, 1888

Historical Events

Historic Invention

Bertha, wife of inventor Karl Benz, makes 1st motor tour

Famous Birthdays

  • Willem Vogt, Dutch radio pioneer (1st major Dutch radio broadcaster AVRO), born in Den Helder, Netherlands (d. 1973)
Born in 1888
1888 Highlights

About August 12, 1888

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 9 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo