On This Day

What Happened on January 8, 1888

Famous Birthdays

  • Matt Moore, Irish-American actor and director (Coquette, Deluge), born in Kells, County Meath Ireland (d. 1960)
  • Richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972)
1888 Highlights

About January 8, 1888

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 8 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Capricorn