What Happened on October 25, 1888

Famous Birthdays

  • François Pauwels, Dutch writer and attorney, born in Amsterdam (d. 1966)
  • Nils Dardel, Swedish post-impressionist painter, born in Bettna, Södermanland, Sweden (d. 1943)

Richard E. ByrdRichard E. Byrd (1888-1957)

American aviator and polar explorer (1st to reach both the North Pole and South Pole by air - disputed), born in Winchester, Virginia

1888 Highlights

About October 25, 1888

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 134 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio