1888 in India
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|See also:||List of years in India
Timeline of Indian history
Events in the year 1888 in India.
- Empress of India – Queen Victoria
- Viceroy of India – The Earl of Dufferin
- Viceroy of India – Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne (from 10 December)
- Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi left to study in London.
- Sree Narayana Guru, consecrated the FIRST EVER temple for the untouchables in Aruvippuram, Kerala, South India.
- 17 January – Babu Gulabrai, writer and historian (d.1963).
- 5 September – Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, philosopher and statesman, first Vice President of India and second President of India (d.1975).
- 7 November – C. V. Raman, physicist, awarded the 1930 Nobel Prize in Physics (d.1970).
- 11 November – J. B. Kripalani, Freedom Fighter, Congress President (d. 1982).
- 11 November – Abul Kalam Azad, Freedom Fighter (d.1922).
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