On This Day

What Happened on October 17, 1888

Historical Events

Historic Invention

Thomas Edison files a patent for the Optical Phonograph (the first movie)

1888 Highlights

About October 17, 1888

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 133 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra