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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.  

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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 in the year 1888.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960)  

Jan 10   Emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks) was born in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 11   Chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

Jan 21   Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1888.  

Jan 29   Edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 31   John Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815) died in the year 1888.  

Feb 05   In the year 1888 anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49  

Feb 13   In the year 1888 death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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