1888

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1888 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1888
MDCCCLXXXVIII
Ab urbe condita 2641
Armenian calendar 1337
ԹՎ ՌՅԼԷ
Assyrian calendar 6638
Bahá'í calendar 44–45
Balinese saka calendar 1809–1810
Bengali calendar 1295
Berber calendar 2838
British Regnal year 51  Vict. 1   52  Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2432
Burmese calendar 1250
Byzantine calendar 7396–7397
Chinese calendar 丁亥(Fire  Pig)
4584 or 4524
     to 
戊子年 (Earth  Rat)
4585 or 4525
Coptic calendar 1604–1605
Discordian calendar 3054
Ethiopian calendar 1880–1881
Hebrew calendar 5648–5649
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1944–1945
 - Shaka Samvat 1809–1810
 - Kali Yuga 4988–4989
Holocene calendar 11888
Igbo calendar 888–889
Iranian calendar 1266–1267
Islamic calendar 1305–1306
Japanese calendar Meiji 21
(明治21年)
Javanese calendar 1817–1818
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4221
Minguo calendar 24 before ROC
民前24年
Nanakshahi calendar 420
Thai solar calendar 2430–2431
Tibetan calendar 阴火猪年
(female Fire-Pig)
2014 or 1633 or 861
     to 
阳土鼠年
(male Earth-Rat)
2015 or 1634 or 862

1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar  and a leap year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar, the 1888th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 888th year of the 2nd millennium, the 88th year of the 19th century, and the 9th year of the 1880s decade. As of the start of 1888, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

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In Germany, 1888 is known as the Year of the Three Emperors. Currently, it is the year that, when written in Roman numerals, has the most digits (13). The next year that also has 13 digits is the year 2388. The record will be surpassed as late as 2888, which has 14 digits.

Events

January–March

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March 11: Great Blizzard of 1888.

April–June

July–September

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August 31: Victim found from Jack the Ripper?

October–December

Date unknown

Births

January–February

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Carlos Quintanilla
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Otto Stern

March–April

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Ilo Wallace

May–June

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David Dougal Williams (artist)

July–August

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Herbert Spencer Gasser
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Frits Zernike

September–October

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Joseph P. Kennedy Sr.
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Maurice Chevalier
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T. S. Eliot
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Henry A. Wallace

November–December

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Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman
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Harpo Marx
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Gladys Cooper
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F. W. Murnau

Date unknown

Deaths

January–June

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Wilhelm I
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Ascanio Sobrero

July–December

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Paul Langerhans
John Pemberton John Pemberton.jpg
John Pemberton
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Carl Zeiss

Date unknown

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Caroline Howard Gilman

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Events from the year 1888 in the United Kingdom. This year is noted for the first Whitechapel murders.

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