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Historical Events In 1888

Monday, 20 January 2020

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

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

Nov 16   Burnet Corwin Tuthill, NYC, composer (Laurentia) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 17   Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony premieres in St Petersburg in the year 1888.  

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   In the year 1888 william Bundy patents timecard clock  

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

Nov 22   Tarzan, of the Apes, according to Edgar Rice Burroughs' novel on this day in history.  

Nov 23   Harpo Marx, [Adolph] NYC, actor/comedian (Marx brothers) in the year 1888.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history aleksandar I Karadordjevic, king of Yugoslavia (1921-34)  

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   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   Alphonse Juin, French marshal on this day in history.  

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

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) in the year 1888.  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 22   Joseph Arthur Rank, English film magnate/baron on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed)  

Famous Deaths In 1888

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   Henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday in the year 1888.  

Jan 14   In the year 1888 stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

Jan 21   In the year 1888 stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

Jan 29   On this day in history edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75  

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

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

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