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Historical Events In 1888

Friday, 16 November 2018

Nov 14   On this day in history st Andrews Golf Club, Yonkers NY, opens with just 6 holes  

Nov 15   James Morrison, Mattoon IL, actor (Little Detectives) in the year 1888.  

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

Nov 17   In the year 1888 ariantje "Jeanne" Leg, actress (It Vijgeblaadje, It Hippie)  

Nov 17   Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony premieres in St Petersburg on this day in history.  

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

Nov 19   In the year 1888 jose RaulCapablanca, Cuba, world chess champion (1921-27)  

Nov 20   In the year 1888 william Bundy patents the timecard clock  

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

Nov 21   The birth of Harpo Marx, American comedian on this day in history.  

Nov 22   In the year 1888 tarzan, of the Apes, according to Edgar Rice Burroughs' novel  

Nov 23   On this day in history harpo Marx, [Adolph] NYC, actor/comedian (Marx brothers)  

Nov 24   On this day in history cathleen Nesbitt, Belfast Ireland, actress (Agatha-Farmer's Daughter)  

Nov 24   On this day in history dale Carnegie was born on this day in Maryville, Missouri  

Nov 26   On this day in history franz Jung, writer  

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

Dec 03   On this day in history ion Nonna Otescu, composer  

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   In the year 1888 hamilton Fish, US congress leader/isolationist  

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   Alphonse Juin, French marshal in the year 1888.  

Dec 18   Gladys Cooper, Lewisham England, actress (My Fair Lady) in the year 1888.  

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

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

Dec 19   Stanley's expedition reaches Fort Bodo, East-Africa in the year 1888.  

Dec 22   In the year 1888 heavyweight boxing champ John L Sullivan challenges Jake Kilrain  

Dec 22   On this day in history joseph Arthur Rank, English film magnate/baron  

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 on this day in history.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1888 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   Richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 10   Grock, Switzerland, clown was born in the year 1888.  

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   Stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75 in the year 1888.  

Jan 30   In the year 1888 asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77  

Jan 31   John Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815) died on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814) died on this day in history.  

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