On This Day

What Happened on March 10, 1888

Historical Events

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

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? 132 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces