What Happened on January 24, 1888

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernst Heinrich Heinkel, German aeronautical engineer (1st rocket-powered aircraft), born in Grunbach, Germany (d. 1958)
  • Hedwig "Vicki" Baum, Austrian American author (Men Never Know, Grand Hotel), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1960)
Born in 1888
1888 Highlights

About January 24, 1888

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius