On This Day

What Happened on December 7, 1888

Day of the Week: Friday

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