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Historical Events In 1888

Friday, 14 May 2021

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

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   On this day in history tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony premieres in St Petersburg  

Nov 18   On this day in history frances Marion, SF CA, screenwriter/actress (Pollyanna)  

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 in the year 1888.  

Nov 21   The birth of Harpo Marx, American comedian in the year 1888.  

Nov 22   On this day in history 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   Cathleen Nesbitt, Belfast Ireland, actress (Agatha-Farmer's Daughter) in the year 1888.  

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

Nov 26   On this day in history franz Jung, writer  

Dec 02   On this day in history franz Xaver Witt, composer, dies at 54  

Dec 03   Ion Nonna Otescu, composer in the year 1888.  

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

Dec 05   Askell Snorrason, composer in the year 1888.  

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

Dec 08   On this day in history fiske Kimball, US architect/art historian  

Dec 10   In the year 1888 mariano Obiols, composer, dies at 79  

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

Dec 15   On this day in history artturi A Leinonen, Finnish journalist/writer (Kati)/politician  

Dec 16   On this day in history alphonse Juin, French marshal  

Dec 18   Gladys Cooper, Lewisham England, actress (My Fair Lady) on this day in history.  

Dec 18   Richard Wetherill and his brother in-law discover the ancient Indian ruins of Mesa Verde on this day in history.  

Dec 19   In the year 1888 fritz Reiner, Budapest Hungary, US conductor (Chicago Symphony Orch)  

Dec 19   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history eric Blore, English/US actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad)  

Dec 24   In the year 1888 the birth of Michael Curtiz, American director  

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Famous Birthdays In 1888

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1888 birth of john Garand, American inventor (d. 1974)  

Jan 04   Arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge)  

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 in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1888 stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

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   John Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815) died in the year 1888.  

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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