On This Day

What Happened on December 27, 1888

Famous Birthdays

  • (Raffaele Attilio) "Tito" Schipa, Italian tenor and composer (La Rondine), born in Lecce, Italy (d. 1965)
  • Thea von Harbou, German author and actress (Metropolis), born in Tauperlitz, Döhlau, Bavaria, Germany (d. 1954)
1888 Highlights

About December 27, 1888

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn