On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1888

Famous Birthdays

  • Eugène Jungers, Belgian Governor of Rwanda Urundi, born in Messancy, Belgium (d. 1958)

Famous Deaths

  • Yamaoka Tesshū, Japanese swordsman and master of kendo, dies at 52
1888 Highlights

About July 19, 1888

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer