Historical Events In 1888
Monday, 15 July 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) on this day in history.
Nov 16 In the year 1888 burnet Corwin Tuthill, NYC, composer (Laurentia)
Nov 17 Ariantje "Jeanne" Leg, actress (It Vijgeblaadje, It Hippie) in the year 1888.
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 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 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 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 Franz Jung, writer on this day in history.
Dec 02 Franz Xaver Witt, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1888.
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 in the year 1888.
Dec 07 On this day in history hamilton Fish, US congress leader/isolationist
Dec 08 In the year 1888 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 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 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 in the year 1888.
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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1888 the birth of Michael Curtiz, American director