What Happened on March 10, 1888

Historical Events

  • 1st performance of Caesar Franck's symphonic poem for chorus and orchestra "Psyché"

Boxing Title Fight

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

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)
Born in 1888

Famous Deaths

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

About March 10, 1888

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 2 months and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces