Historical Events In 1888
Friday, 16 November 2018
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 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) on this day in history.
Nov 19 In the year 1888 jose RaulCapablanca, Cuba, world chess champion (1921-27)
Nov 20 In the year 1888 william Bundy patents the timecard clock
Nov 20 William Bundy patents timecard clock on this day in history.
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 On this day in history harpo Marx, [Adolph] NYC, actor/comedian (Marx brothers)
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 On this day in history franz Jung, writer
Dec 02 Franz Xaver Witt, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1888 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 In the year 1888 artturi A Leinonen, Finnish journalist/writer (Kati)/politician
Dec 16 Alphonse Juin, French marshal in the year 1888.
Dec 18 Gladys Cooper, Lewisham England, actress (My Fair Lady) in the year 1888.
Dec 18 In the year 1888 richard Wetherill and his brother in-law discover the ancient Indian ruins of Mesa Verde.
Dec 19 On this day in history 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 In the year 1888 heavyweight boxing champ John L Sullivan challenges Jake Kilrain
Dec 22 On this day in history joseph Arthur Rank, English film magnate/baron
Dec 23 Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh cuts off his left ear in the year 1888.
Dec 23 In the year 1888 eric Blore, English/US actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad)
Dec 24 The birth of Michael Curtiz, American director on this day in history.