On This Day

What Happened on February 8, 1888

Famous Birthdays

  • Edith Evans, British actress (Tom Jones, David Copperfield), born in London, England (d. 1976)
  • Matthijs Vermeulen, Dutch composer/music critic

Famous Deaths

  • Robert H. Anderson, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army, dies at 52
1888 Highlights

About February 8, 1888

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius