On This Day

What Happened on October 29, 1888

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lord Salisbury grants Cecil Rhodes charter for British South Africa Company

British Businessman and Imperialist Politician Cecil Rhodes
British Businessman and Imperialist Politician
Cecil Rhodes
British Prime Minister Robert Gascoyne-Cecil
British Prime Minister
Robert Gascoyne-Cecil

1888 Highlights

About October 29, 1888

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 131 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio