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.
March 20 » The premiere of the very first Romani language operetta is staged in Moscow, Russia.
August 14 » An audio recording of English composer Arthur Sullivan's "The Lost Chord", one of the first recordings of music ever made, is played during a press conference introducing Thomas Edison's phonograph in London, England.
September 8 » In England, the first six Football League matches are played.
September 8 » In London, the body of Jack the Ripper's second murder victim, Annie Chapman, is found.
October 14 » Louis Le Prince films the first motion picture, Roundhay Garden Scene.
Weather February 15, 1888
The temperature on February 15, 1888 was about -0.3 °C. There was 0.1 mm of rain. The air pressure was 8 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the north-northeast. The airpressure was 76 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 87%.
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