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Born on Wednesday February 15, 1888
Died on Wednesday February 15, 1888

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from February 15, 1888 at Delpher


Born on February 15

Died on February 15

Names that were popular for boys in 1888
  1. Johannes
  2. Jan
  3. Cornelis
  4. Hendrik
  5. Willem
  6. Pieter
  7. Gerrit
  8. Petrus
  9. Jacob
  10. Adrianus
  11. Jacobus
  12. Dirk
  13. Arie
  14. Wilhelmus
  15. Hendrikus
  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. Jacoba
  12. Petronella
  13. Neeltje
  14. Grietje
  15. Geertruida
  16. Trijntje

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 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.
  • 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%.

Source: KNMI