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Historical Events In 1888

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Nov 14   St Andrews Golf Club, Yonkers NY, opens with just 6 holes in the year 1888.  

Nov 15   On this day in history james Morrison, Mattoon IL, actor (Little Detectives)  

Nov 16   In the year 1888 burnet Corwin Tuthill, NYC, composer (Laurentia)  

Nov 17   Ariantje "Jeanne" Leg, actress (It Vijgeblaadje, It Hippie) on this day in history.  

Nov 17   In the year 1888 tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony premieres in St Petersburg  

Nov 18   Frances Marion, SF CA, screenwriter/actress (Pollyanna) on this day in history.  

Nov 19   Jose RaulCapablanca, Cuba, world chess champion (1921-27) in the year 1888.  

Nov 20   William Bundy patents the timecard clock on this day in history.  

Nov 20   William Bundy patents timecard clock on this day in history.  

Nov 21   In the year 1888 the birth of Harpo Marx, American comedian  

Nov 22   Tarzan, of the Apes, according to Edgar Rice Burroughs' novel in the year 1888.  

Nov 23   In the year 1888 harpo Marx, [Adolph] NYC, actor/comedian (Marx brothers)  

Nov 24   In the year 1888 cathleen Nesbitt, Belfast Ireland, actress (Agatha-Farmer's Daughter)  

Nov 24   In the year 1888 dale Carnegie was born on this day in Maryville, Missouri  

Nov 26   Franz Jung, writer in the year 1888.  

Dec 02   Franz Xaver Witt, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Dec 03   Ion Nonna Otescu, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 04   Aleksandar I Karadordjevic, king of Yugoslavia (1921-34) on this day in history.  

Dec 05   Askell Snorrason, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 07   Hamilton Fish, US congress leader/isolationist in the year 1888.  

Dec 08   In the year 1888 fiske Kimball, US architect/art historian  

Dec 10   Mariano Obiols, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1888.  

Dec 11   French Panama Canal company fails in the year 1888.  

Dec 15   In the year 1888 artturi A Leinonen, Finnish journalist/writer (Kati)/politician  

Dec 16   In the year 1888 alphonse Juin, French marshal  

Dec 18   In the year 1888 gladys Cooper, Lewisham England, actress (My Fair Lady)  

Dec 18   Richard Wetherill and his brother in-law discover the ancient Indian ruins of Mesa Verde in the year 1888.  

Dec 19   On this day in history fritz Reiner, Budapest Hungary, US conductor (Chicago Symphony Orch)  

Dec 19   In the year 1888 stanley's expedition reaches Fort Bodo, East-Africa  

Dec 22   Heavyweight boxing champ John L Sullivan challenges Jake Kilrain in the year 1888.  

Dec 22   Joseph Arthur Rank, English film magnate/baron in the year 1888.  

Dec 23   Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh cuts off his left ear in the year 1888.  

Dec 23   In the year 1888 eric Blore, English/US actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad)  

Dec 24   The birth of Michael Curtiz, American director in the year 1888.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1888

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   John Garand, American inventor (d. 1974) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12)  

Jan 08   Matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972)  

Jan 08   Matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 10   In the year 1888 birth of emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)  

Jan 10   In the year 1888 birth of grock, Switzerland, clown  

Jan 11   Chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1888

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   In the year 1888 henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday  

Jan 14   On this day in history stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

Jan 21   Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1888.  

Jan 29   Edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77 in the year 1888.  

Jan 31   On this day in history death of john Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815)  

Feb 05   Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49 in the year 1888.  

Feb 13   In the year 1888 death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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