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.