Historical Events In 1888
Saturday, 19 January 2019
Nov 14 On this day in history st Andrews Golf Club, Yonkers NY, opens with just 6 holes
Nov 15 James Morrison, Mattoon IL, actor (Little Detectives) in the year 1888.
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 In the year 1888 tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony premieres in St Petersburg
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 on this day in history.
Nov 20 In the year 1888 william Bundy patents timecard clock
Nov 21 On this day in history 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 On this day in history harpo Marx, [Adolph] NYC, actor/comedian (Marx brothers)
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 On this day in history franz Jung, writer
Dec 02 Franz Xaver Witt, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1888.
Dec 03 In the year 1888 ion Nonna Otescu, composer
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 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 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 In the year 1888 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 on this day in history.
Dec 19 In the year 1888 fritz Reiner, Budapest Hungary, US conductor (Chicago Symphony Orch)
Dec 19 Stanley's expedition reaches Fort Bodo, East-Africa on this day in history.
Dec 22 Heavyweight boxing champ John L Sullivan challenges Jake Kilrain in the year 1888.
Dec 22 Joseph Arthur Rank, English film magnate/baron in the year 1888.
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) in the year 1888.
Dec 24 The birth of Michael Curtiz, American director on this day in history.