On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1888

Historical Events

  • The National Geographic Society is founded in Washington, D.C. for "the increase and diffusion of geographic knowledge"
1888 Highlights

About January 27, 1888

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aquarius