Historical Events In 1888
Tuesday, 17 September 2019
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) on this day in history.
Nov 16 In the year 1888 burnet Corwin Tuthill, NYC, composer (Laurentia)
Nov 17 On this day in history 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 In the year 1888 frances Marion, SF CA, screenwriter/actress (Pollyanna)
Nov 19 On this day in history jose RaulCapablanca, Cuba, world chess champion (1921-27)
Nov 20 In the year 1888 william Bundy patents the timecard clock
Nov 20 On this day in history william Bundy patents timecard clock
Nov 21 The birth of Harpo Marx, American comedian in the year 1888.
Nov 22 In the year 1888 tarzan, of the Apes, according to Edgar Rice Burroughs' novel
Nov 23 Harpo Marx, [Adolph] NYC, actor/comedian (Marx brothers) on this day in history.
Nov 24 In the year 1888 cathleen Nesbitt, Belfast Ireland, actress (Agatha-Farmer's Daughter)
Nov 24 Dale Carnegie was born on this day in Maryville, Missouri in the year 1888.
Nov 26 Franz Jung, writer in the year 1888.
Dec 02 In the year 1888 franz Xaver Witt, composer, dies at 54
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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history french Panama Canal company fails
Dec 15 In the year 1888 artturi A Leinonen, Finnish journalist/writer (Kati)/politician
Dec 16 On this day in history alphonse Juin, French marshal
Dec 18 On this day in history 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 Fritz Reiner, Budapest Hungary, US conductor (Chicago Symphony Orch) on this day in history.
Dec 19 Stanley's expedition reaches Fort Bodo, East-Africa on this day in history.
Dec 22 In the year 1888 heavyweight boxing champ John L Sullivan challenges Jake Kilrain
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 Eric Blore, English/US actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad) in the year 1888.
Dec 24 In the year 1888 the birth of Michael Curtiz, American director