What Happened on December 19, 1888

Historical Events

Historic Expedition

Henry Morton Stanley's expedition reaches Fort Bodo, East-Africa

Famous Birthdays

  • (Frederick) "Fritz" Reiner, Hungarian-American conductor (Cincinnati Symphony, 1922-31; Pittsburgh Symphony, 1938-48; Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1953-63), and educator (Curtis Institute), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1963) [1]
Born in 1888
1888 Highlights

About December 19, 1888

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius