Historical Events In 1888
Friday, 15 November 2019
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) on this day in history.
Nov 16 Burnet Corwin Tuthill, NYC, composer (Laurentia) in the year 1888.
Nov 17 In the year 1888 ariantje "Jeanne" Leg, actress (It Vijgeblaadje, It Hippie)
Nov 17 Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony premieres in St Petersburg on this day in history.
Nov 18 Frances Marion, SF CA, screenwriter/actress (Pollyanna) in the year 1888.
Nov 19 In the year 1888 jose RaulCapablanca, Cuba, world chess champion (1921-27)
Nov 20 On this day in history william Bundy patents the timecard clock
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 Harpo Marx, [Adolph] NYC, actor/comedian (Marx brothers) in the year 1888.
Nov 24 Cathleen Nesbitt, Belfast Ireland, actress (Agatha-Farmer's Daughter) in the year 1888.
Nov 24 Dale Carnegie was born on this day in Maryville, Missouri in the year 1888.
Nov 26 Franz Jung, writer in the year 1888.
Dec 02 On this day in history franz Xaver Witt, composer, dies at 54
Dec 03 Ion Nonna Otescu, composer on this day in history.
Dec 04 Aleksandar I Karadordjevic, king of Yugoslavia (1921-34) on this day in history.
Dec 05 Askell Snorrason, composer on this day in history.
Dec 07 Hamilton Fish, US congress leader/isolationist in the year 1888.
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 In the year 1888 french Panama Canal company fails
Dec 15 Artturi A Leinonen, Finnish journalist/writer (Kati)/politician on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history joseph Arthur Rank, English film magnate/baron
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.