What Happened on June 5, 1888

Historical Events

  • Unusual Rio de la Plata Earthquake measures magnitude 5.5

Historic Event

US Democrats nominate Grover Cleveland for president

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? 134 years, 7 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini