On This Day

What Happened in January 888 AD

Historical Events

  • Jan 13 Odo (Eudes), Count of Paris, succeeds Charles III the Fat to become King of West Francia (888-898)

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 13 Charles III, The Fat [Charles Le Gros], Carolingian Emperor (King of West Francia and Acquitaine, 884-887), dies at 49