On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1888

Famous Birthdays

  • Ernest Pingoud, Finnish composer, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1942)

Person of interestKatherine Mansfield

Katherine Mansfield (Katherine Mansfield Beauchamp Murry), New Zealand short story writer (The Garden Party), born in Wellington, New Zealand (d. 1923)

Short story writer Katherine Mansfield
Short story writer
Katherine Mansfield

1888 Highlights

About October 14, 1888

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra