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Historical Events In 1888

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Nov 14   St Andrews Golf Club, Yonkers NY, opens with just 6 holes in the year 1888.  

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

Nov 17   On this day in history tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony premieres in St Petersburg  

Nov 18   In the year 1888 frances Marion, SF CA, screenwriter/actress (Pollyanna)  

Nov 19   On this day in history jose RaulCapablanca, Cuba, world chess champion (1921-27)  

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   The birth of Harpo Marx, American comedian in the year 1888.  

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) on this day in history.  

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   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   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   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   On this day in history french Panama Canal company fails  

Dec 15   In the year 1888 artturi A Leinonen, Finnish journalist/writer (Kati)/politician  

Dec 16   On this day in history 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 in the year 1888.  

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   In the year 1888 heavyweight boxing champ John L Sullivan challenges Jake Kilrain  

Dec 22   Joseph Arthur Rank, English film magnate/baron in the year 1888.  

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) in the year 1888.  

Dec 24   In the year 1888 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   On this day in history birth of john Garand, American inventor (d. 1974)  

Jan 04   Arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 08   Matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   Emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1888 birth of grock, Switzerland, clown  

Jan 11   Chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed) was born in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 21   On this day in history stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

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 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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