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Historical Events In 1888

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Nov 14   In the year 1888 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   On this day in history burnet Corwin Tuthill, NYC, composer (Laurentia)  

Nov 17   On this day in history ariantje "Jeanne" Leg, actress (It Vijgeblaadje, It Hippie)  

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

Nov 18   On this day in history frances Marion, SF CA, screenwriter/actress (Pollyanna)  

Nov 19   Jose RaulCapablanca, Cuba, world chess champion (1921-27) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 20   William Bundy patents timecard clock on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1888 harpo Marx, [Adolph] NYC, actor/comedian (Marx brothers)  

Nov 24   On this day in history cathleen Nesbitt, Belfast Ireland, actress (Agatha-Farmer's Daughter)  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 03   On this day in history ion Nonna Otescu, composer  

Dec 04   In the year 1888 aleksandar I Karadordjevic, king of Yugoslavia (1921-34)  

Dec 05   Askell Snorrason, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 07   On this day in history hamilton Fish, US congress leader/isolationist  

Dec 08   Fiske Kimball, US architect/art historian on this day in history.  

Dec 10   Mariano Obiols, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1888 gladys Cooper, Lewisham England, actress (My Fair Lady)  

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   Stanley's expedition reaches Fort Bodo, East-Africa in the year 1888.  

Dec 22   Heavyweight boxing champ John L Sullivan challenges Jake Kilrain in the year 1888.  

Dec 22   In the year 1888 joseph Arthur Rank, English film magnate/baron  

Dec 23   Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh cuts off his left ear on this day in history.  

Dec 23   Eric Blore, English/US actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad) in the year 1888.  

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   John Garand, American inventor (d. 1974) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12)  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge)  

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972)  

Jan 08   Matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 10   In the year 1888 birth of emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)  

Jan 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday  

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

Jan 21   Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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   John Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815) died in the year 1888.  

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 in the year 1888.  

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