On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1888

Famous Birthdays

  • Du Yuesheng, Chinese mob boss, born in Gaoqiao, Shanghai (d. 1951)
  • Violet Farebrother, English actress (Downhill, Easy Virtue), born in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England (d. 1969)
1888 Highlights

About August 22, 1888

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo