On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1888

Famous Birthdays

  • Algernon Kingscote, English tennis player (Australasian C'ship 1919), born in Bangalore, India (d. 1964)
  • Ion Nonna Otescu, Romanian composer, born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 1940)

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Zeiss, German scientific instrument and lens maker (Carl Zeiss AG), dies at 72
1888 Highlights

About December 3, 1888

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 11 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius