On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1888

Historical Events

  • Unusual Rio de la Plata Earthquake measures magnitude 5.5

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Democrats nominate Grover Cleveland for president

US President Grover Cleveland
US President
Grover Cleveland

Famous Birthdays

  • Raden Mas Noto Soeroto, Javanese poet (Melatiknoppen), born in Yogyakarta, Indonesia (d. 1951)
1888 Highlights

About June 5, 1888

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini