1888 in France

Events from the year 1888 in France.

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1888
in
France

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See also:Other events of 1888
History of France  • Timeline  • Years

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  • 16 March – France annexes the Polynesian kingdom of Raiatea and Taha'a.
  • 18 March – France annexes the Polynesian kingdom of Bora Bora.
  • 8 April – The town of Mende, Lozère, becomes the first French administrative centre to have electric light installed.
  • July–August – Strike of laborers in Paris.
  • 8 July – Inauguration of Fontinettes boat lift on the Canal de Neufossé.
  • 12 July – Georges Ernest Boulanger and his supporters win seats in the Chamber of Deputies.
  • 2 October – Census of foreign residents.

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