On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1888

Famous Birthdays

  • Hamilton Fish III, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York), born in Garrison, New York (d. 1991)
  • Joyce Cary, Anglo-Irish writer (House of Children), born in Londonderry, Ireland (d. 1957)
  • Matthew Heywood Campbell Broun, 1st President of American Newspaper Guild
1888 Highlights

About December 7, 1888

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 7 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius