On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1888

Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Spalding, American violinist and composer, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1953)

Famous Deaths

  • Carter L. Stevenson, American Major General (Confederate Army), dies at 70
1888 Highlights

About August 15, 1888

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo