On This Day

What Happened on October 15, 1888

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

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? 133 years, 1 month and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra