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Born on Wednesday November 28, 1888
Died on Wednesday November 28, 1888

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from November 28, 1888 at Delpher


Born on November 28
  • 1880 » Alexander Blok, Russian poet and playwright († 1921)
  • 1881 » Stefan Zweig, Austrian author, playwright, and journalist († 1942)
  • 1887 » Ernst Röhm, German soldier and politician († 1934)
  • 1891 » Gregorio Perfecto, Filipino journalist, jurist, and politician († 1949)
  • 1891 » Mabel Alvarez, American painter († 1985)
  • 1894 » Brooks Atkinson, American theatre critic († 1984)
  • 1894 » Henry Hazlitt, American economist and philosopher († 1993)
  • 1895 » José Iturbi, Spanish pianist and conductor († 1980)
  • 1896 » Dawn Powell, American author and playwright († 1965)
  • 1896 » Lilia Skala, Austrian-American actress († 1994)

Died on November 28

Names that were popular for boys in 1888
  1. Johannes
  2. Jan
  3. Cornelis
  4. Hendrik
  5. Willem
  6. Pieter
  7. Gerrit
  8. Jacob
  9. Petrus
  10. Jacobus
  11. Adrianus
  12. Dirk
  13. Arie
  14. Hendrikus
  15. Wilhelmus
  16. Gerardus
Names that were popular for girls in 1888
  1. Maria
  2. Johanna
  3. Anna
  4. Cornelia
  5. Wilhelmina
  6. Elisabeth
  7. Adriana
  8. Catharina
  9. Hendrika
  10. Aaltje
  11. Neeltje
  12. Jacoba
  13. Grietje
  14. Geertruida
  15. Petronella
  16. Trijntje

Source: Wikipedia Historical events 1888
  • Koning Willem III (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1849 till 1890 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • In The Netherlands , there was from April 23, 1884 to April 21, 1888 the cabinet Heemskerk, with Mr. J. Heemskerk Azn. (conservatief) as prime minister.
  • In The Netherlands , there was from April 21, 1888 to August 21, 1891 the cabinet Mackay, with Mr. A. baron Mackay (AR) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 4.5 million citizens.
  • March 15 » Start of the Anglo-Tibetan War of 1888.
  • April 6 » Thomas Green Clemson dies, bequeathing his estate to the State of South Carolina to establish Clemson Agricultural College.
  • May 16 » Nikola Tesla delivers a lecture describing the equipment which will allow efficient generation and use of alternating currents to transmit electric power over long distances.
  • June 5 » The Rio de la Plata earthquake takes place.
  • June 29 » George Edward Gouraud records Handel's Israel in Egypt onto a phonograph cylinder, thought for many years to be the oldest known recording of music.
  • October 30 » The Rudd Concession is granted by Matabeleland to agents of Cecil Rhodes.
Weather November 28, 1888

The temperature on November 28, 1888 was about 8.2 °C. The air pressure was 12 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the south-southwest. The airpressure was 75 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 97%.

Source: KNMI