On This Day

What Happened on June 3, 1888

Historical Events

  • Baseball poem "Casey at the Bat" 1st published by the San Francisco Examiner

Famous Birthdays

  • Tom Brown, American dixieland jazz trombonist, born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1958)

Famous Deaths

  • Cark Reidel, German composer, dies at 60
1888 Highlights

About June 3, 1888

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini