Historical Events In 1888
Thursday, 23 May 2019
Nov 14 St Andrews Golf Club, Yonkers NY, opens with just 6 holes on this day in history.
Nov 15 In the year 1888 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 Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony premieres in St Petersburg in the year 1888.
Nov 18 Frances Marion, SF CA, screenwriter/actress (Pollyanna) in the year 1888.
Nov 19 Jose RaulCapablanca, Cuba, world chess champion (1921-27) in the year 1888.
Nov 20 William Bundy patents the timecard clock in the year 1888.
Nov 20 On this day in history william Bundy patents timecard clock
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 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 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 In the year 1888 franz Xaver Witt, composer, dies at 54
Dec 03 On this day in history ion Nonna Otescu, composer
Dec 04 On this day in history aleksandar I Karadordjevic, king of Yugoslavia (1921-34)
Dec 05 In the year 1888 askell Snorrason, composer
Dec 07 Hamilton Fish, US congress leader/isolationist in the year 1888.
Dec 08 Fiske Kimball, US architect/art historian in the year 1888.
Dec 10 In the year 1888 mariano Obiols, composer, dies at 79
Dec 11 On this day in history french Panama Canal company fails
Dec 15 Artturi A Leinonen, Finnish journalist/writer (Kati)/politician in the year 1888.
Dec 16 Alphonse Juin, French marshal in the year 1888.
Dec 18 Gladys Cooper, Lewisham England, actress (My Fair Lady) on this day in history.
Dec 18 In the year 1888 richard Wetherill and his brother in-law discover the ancient Indian ruins of Mesa Verde.
Dec 19 Fritz Reiner, Budapest Hungary, US conductor (Chicago Symphony Orch) on this day in history.
Dec 19 On this day in history stanley's expedition reaches Fort Bodo, East-Africa
Dec 22 On this day in history heavyweight boxing champ John L Sullivan challenges Jake Kilrain
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 Eric Blore, English/US actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad) on this day in history.
Dec 24 The birth of Michael Curtiz, American director on this day in history.