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The Federal Industrial Institution for Women, the first women’s federal prison, opens in Alderson, West Virginia. Harris, the prison’s buildings, each named after social reformers, sat atop 500 acres. A hail storm devastates the farming town of Moradabad, India, killing 230 people and many more farm animals on this day in 1888. In the Central Plains region of Uttar Pradesh, March and April are the prime seasons for hail. In New York City, George Washington, the great military leader of the American Revolution, is inaugurated as the first president of the United States. The opening ceremony, which featured speeches by President Franklin D.