What Happened on March 29, 1888

Famous Birthdays

  • A. M. de Jong, Dutch writer (World Tour of Bulletje & Bonestaak), born in Nieuw-Vossemeer, Netherlands (d. 1943)
  • James E. Casey, American businessman and founder (United Parcel Service), born in Candelaria, Nevada (d. 1983)
Born in 1888

Famous Deaths

  • Charles-Valentin Alkan, French pianist and composer, dies at 74
1888 Highlights

About March 29, 1888

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Aries