On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1888

Famous Birthdays

  • Giorgio De Chirico, Italian painter (founded the scuola metafisica art movement), born in Volos, Greece (d. 1978)
  • Graham McNamee, American early sportscaster (1st Rose Bowl), born in Washington D. C. (d. 1942)
  • Toyohiko Kagawa, Japanese Christian-social reformer (Grain of Wheat), born in Kōbe, Japan (d. 1960)

Famous Deaths

  • Rafael Hernando, composer, dies at 66
1888 Highlights

About July 10, 1888

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer