On This Day

What Happened on October 31, 1888

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Scottish vet John Boyd Dunlop patents pneumatic bicycle tyre

Famous Birthdays

  • George Hubert Wilkins, Australian polar explorer (Flying the Arctic), born in Hallett, Australia (d. 1958)
  • Harold Vincent Milligan, American musician and composer, born in Astoria, Oregon (d. 1951)
  • Napoleon Lapathiotis, Greek poet, born in Athens, Greece (d. 1944)