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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century19th century20th century
Decades: 1850s  1860s  1870s  – 1880s –  1890s  1900s  1910s
Years: 1885 1886 188718881889 1890 1891
1888 in topic:
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1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).

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In Germany, 1888 is known as the Year of Three Emperors. Currently, it is the year that, when written in Roman numerals, has the most digits (13). This record will not be equalled until 2388 (MMCCCLXXXVIII), or surpassed until 2888 (MMDCCCLXXXVIII).

Events of 1888

January–March

April–June

July–September

August 31: Victim found from Jack the Ripper?

October–December

Undated

Births

1888 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1888
MDCCCLXXXVIII
Ab urbe condita 2641
Armenian calendar 1337
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Bahá'í calendar 44 – 45
Bengali calendar 1295
Berber calendar 2838
Buddhist calendar 2432
Burmese calendar 1250
Byzantine calendar 7396 – 7397
Chinese calendar 丁亥年十一月十八日
(4524/4584-11-18)
— to —
戊子年十一月廿九日
(4525/4585-11-29)
Coptic calendar 1604 – 1605
Ethiopian calendar 1880 – 1881
Hebrew calendar 56485649
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1943 – 1944
 - Shaka Samvat 1810 – 1811
 - Kali Yuga 4989 – 4990
Holocene calendar 11888
Iranian calendar 1266 – 1267
Islamic calendar 1305 – 1306
Japanese calendar Meiji 21
(明治21年)
Korean calendar 4221
Thai solar calendar 2431

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

Deaths

January–June

July–December


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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century
Decades: 1850s  1860s  1870s  - 1880s -  1890s  1900s  1910s
Years: 1885 1886 1887 - 1888 - 1889 1890 1891

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Births

  • J. Arthur Rank, film executive

Deaths

Events

  • Glasgow Celtic Cup started.

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