On This Day

What Happened on June 5, 1888

Historical Events

  • The Rio de la Plata Earthquake takes place.

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? 132 years and 2 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini