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Historical Events In 1888

Thursday, 23 May 2019

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

Nov 15   In the year 1888 james Morrison, Mattoon IL, actor (Little Detectives)  

Nov 16   In the year 1888 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   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   William Bundy patents the timecard clock in the year 1888.  

Nov 20   On this day in history william Bundy patents timecard clock  

Nov 21   The birth of Harpo Marx, American comedian on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1888 cathleen Nesbitt, Belfast Ireland, actress (Agatha-Farmer's Daughter)  

Nov 24   In the year 1888 dale Carnegie was born on this day in Maryville, Missouri  

Nov 26   Franz Jung, writer in the year 1888.  

Dec 02   In the year 1888 franz Xaver Witt, composer, dies at 54  

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

Dec 04   On this day in history aleksandar I Karadordjevic, king of Yugoslavia (1921-34)  

Dec 05   In the year 1888 askell Snorrason, composer  

Dec 07   Hamilton Fish, US congress leader/isolationist in the year 1888.  

Dec 08   Fiske Kimball, US architect/art historian in the year 1888.  

Dec 10   In the year 1888 mariano Obiols, composer, dies at 79  

Dec 11   On this day in history french Panama Canal company fails  

Dec 15   Artturi A Leinonen, Finnish journalist/writer (Kati)/politician in the year 1888.  

Dec 16   Alphonse Juin, French marshal in the year 1888.  

Dec 18   Gladys Cooper, Lewisham England, actress (My Fair Lady) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   Joseph Arthur Rank, English film magnate/baron on this day in history.  

Dec 23   Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh cuts off his left ear in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge)  

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

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

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

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of grock, Switzerland, clown  

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   In the year 1888 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 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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 13   On this day in history death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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