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What Happened on October 15, 1888

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche decides to write his autobiography "Ecce Homo" on his 44th birthday

Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche
Friedrich Nietzsche

Famous Birthdays

  • S.S. Van Dine [pseudonym for William Huntingdon Wright], American art critic and crime writer (Philo Vance), born in Charlottesville, Virginia (d. 1939)
1888 Highlights

About October 15, 1888

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 1 month and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra