What Happened on July 23, 1888

Historical Events

  • John Boyd Dunlop applies to patent pneumatic tire

Famous Birthdays

  • Gluyas Williams, American cartoonist (Fellows Citizen), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1982)
  • Milan Stojadinović, Serbian-Yugoslav political figure and 12th Prime Minister of Yugoslavia (1935-39), born in Čačak, Kingdom of Serbia (d. 1961)
  • Raymond Chandler, American-British mystery novelist and screenwriter (Farewell My Lovely; The Long Goodbye; The Big Sleep), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1959)

Famous Deaths

  • Williams Carter Wickham, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 67
1888 Highlights

About July 23, 1888

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo