1888 is a year in the 19th century.
- Monday, October 29: Verne Brown is born to Emmett Brown and Clara Clayton Brown.
- Friday, November 23: Harpo Marx (A star in of Tannen Pictures' film Dreams of a Madman) is born in Manhattan, New York.
Behind the scenes
- In an earlier version of a script for Back to the Future Part III, the Old West sequences took place in 1888 instead of 1885. Also, the dates varied compared to the finished film, including:
- Days of 1888 determined by looking at http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/good-friday