On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1888

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJosé Raúl Capablanca

José Raúl Capablanca, Cuban world chess champion (1921-27), born in Havana, Cuba, Spanish Empire (d. 1942)

Chess Grandmaster José Raúl Capablanca
Chess Grandmaster
José Raúl Capablanca

1888 Highlights

About November 19, 1888

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 8 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio