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Historical Events In 1888

Saturday, 04 April 2020

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

Nov 15   In the year 1888 james Morrison, Mattoon IL, actor (Little Detectives)  

Nov 16   Burnet Corwin Tuthill, NYC, composer (Laurentia) in the year 1888.  

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   Frances Marion, SF CA, screenwriter/actress (Pollyanna) in the year 1888.  

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   In the year 1888 the birth of Harpo Marx, American comedian  

Nov 22   Tarzan, of the Apes, according to Edgar Rice Burroughs' novel in the year 1888.  

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

Nov 24   Cathleen Nesbitt, Belfast Ireland, actress (Agatha-Farmer's Daughter) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1888.  

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   On this day in history askell Snorrason, composer  

Dec 07   Hamilton Fish, US congress leader/isolationist on this day in history.  

Dec 08   Fiske Kimball, US architect/art historian in the year 1888.  

Dec 10   Mariano Obiols, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1888.  

Dec 11   French Panama Canal company fails on this day in history.  

Dec 15   Artturi A Leinonen, Finnish journalist/writer (Kati)/politician in the year 1888.  

Dec 16   Alphonse Juin, French marshal on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Dec 19   In the year 1888 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   On this day in history joseph Arthur Rank, English film magnate/baron  

Dec 23   On this day in history dutch painter Vincent van Gogh cuts off his left ear  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1888 birth of grock, Switzerland, clown  

Jan 11   In the year 1888 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1888.  

Jan 21   On this day in history stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

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

Jan 30   Asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   In the year 1888 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   In the year 1888 death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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