What Happened on June 29, 1888

Historical Events

  • First (known) recording of classical music made, Handel's "Israel in Egypt" on wax cylinder

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph "Squizzy" Taylor, Australian gangster, born in Brighton, Victoria (d. 1927
Born in 1888

Famous Deaths

  • John Baillie McIntosh, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), dies at 59
1888 Highlights

About June 29, 1888

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 11 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer