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Born on Wednesday July 4, 1888
Died on Wednesday July 4, 1888

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from July 4, 1888 at Delpher


Born on July 4

Died on July 4

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 20 » The premiere of the very first Romani language operetta is staged in Moscow, Russia.
  • May 13 » With the passage of the Lei Áurea ("Golden Law"), Empire of Brazil abolishes slavery.
  • 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.
  • August 21 » The first successful adding machine in the United States is patented by William Seward Burroughs.
  • September 8 » Isaac Peral's submarine is first tested.
  • October 17 » Thomas Edison files a patent for the Optical Phonograph (the first movie).
Weather July 4, 1888

The temperature on July 4, 1888 was about 20.0 °C. The air pressure was 14 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the west-southwest. The airpressure was 75 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 68%.

Source: KNMI