On This Day

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
1888 Highlights

About June 29, 1888

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer