Historical Events on October 3, 1888

About Oct 3, 1888

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 0 months and 16 days

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Explorer Fridtjof Nansen and his team complete first known crossing of Greenland interior, arriving in Godthaab

Arctic Explorer and Diplomat Fridtjof Nansen
Arctic Explorer and Diplomat
Fridtjof Nansen
  • New Zealand Natives, a privately organised and mainly Māori rugby team, plays first game in UK; beats Surry 4-1; first national rugby team to wear all-black & perform the 'haka'