On This Day

What Happened on March 10, 1888

Historical Events

  • 1st performance of Caesar Franck's "Psyche"

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Heavyweight Boxing champ John L. Sullivan draws Charlie Mitchell in 30 rounds

Heavyweight Boxing Champion John L. Sullivan
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
John L. Sullivan

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Fitzgerald, Irish actor (Academy Award, Going My Way), born in Dublin, Ireland (d. 1961)
  • Krsto Odak, Croatian composer, born in Siverić (d. 1965)

Famous Deaths

  • Ciro Pinsuti, Italian pianist and composer, dies at 57
1888 Highlights

About March 10, 1888

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces