On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1888

Famous Deaths

  • Franz Xaver Witt, composer, dies at 54
  • Namık Kemal, Turkish writer and journalist (Vatan), dies at 47
1888 Highlights

About December 2, 1888

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius