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Historical Events In 1888

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Nov 14   St Andrews Golf Club, Yonkers NY, opens with just 6 holes on this day in history.  

Nov 15   James Morrison, Mattoon IL, actor (Little Detectives) in the year 1888.  

Nov 16   On this day in history 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   In the year 1888 frances Marion, SF CA, screenwriter/actress (Pollyanna)  

Nov 19   In the year 1888 jose RaulCapablanca, Cuba, world chess champion (1921-27)  

Nov 20   William Bundy patents the timecard clock in the year 1888.  

Nov 20   William Bundy patents timecard clock in the year 1888.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Dale Carnegie was born on this day in Maryville, Missouri on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.  

Dec 08   On this day in history 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   On this day in history artturi A Leinonen, Finnish journalist/writer (Kati)/politician  

Dec 16   In the year 1888 alphonse Juin, French marshal  

Dec 18   In the year 1888 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   In the year 1888 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   In the year 1888 joseph Arthur Rank, English film magnate/baron  

Dec 23   In the year 1888 dutch painter Vincent van Gogh cuts off his left ear  

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.  

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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   In the year 1888 birth of arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12)  

Jan 08   Matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 08   Richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960)  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)  

Jan 10   Grock, Switzerland, clown was born on this day in history.  

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   Stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

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