On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1888

Famous Birthdays

  • Armand J. Piron, American jazz violinist and composer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1943)

T. E. Lawrence

T. E. Lawrence [Lawrence of Arabia], British author, soldier and diplomat famous for his liaison role in Arabia during WWI, born in Tremadog, Caernarfonshire, Wales (d. 1935)

Famous Deaths

1888 Highlights

About August 16, 1888

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo