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Historical Events In 1888

Monday, 23 May 2022

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

Nov 15   James Morrison, Mattoon IL, actor (Little Detectives) on this day in history.  

Nov 16   Burnet Corwin Tuthill, NYC, composer (Laurentia) on this day in history.  

Nov 17   Ariantje "Jeanne" Leg, actress (It Vijgeblaadje, It Hippie) in the year 1888.  

Nov 17   Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony premieres in St Petersburg in the year 1888.  

Nov 18   Frances Marion, SF CA, screenwriter/actress (Pollyanna) on this day in history.  

Nov 19   Jose RaulCapablanca, Cuba, world chess champion (1921-27) in the year 1888.  

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   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   On this day in history dale Carnegie was born on this day in Maryville, Missouri  

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 in the year 1888.  

Dec 07   Hamilton Fish, US congress leader/isolationist on this day in history.  

Dec 08   Fiske Kimball, US architect/art historian on this day in history.  

Dec 10   On this day in history mariano Obiols, composer, dies at 79  

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 18   Gladys Cooper, Lewisham England, actress (My Fair Lady) in the year 1888.  

Dec 18   Richard Wetherill and his brother in-law discover the ancient Indian ruins of Mesa Verde in the year 1888.  

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   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) 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   John Garand, American inventor (d. 1974) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday  

Jan 14   Stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1888 stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

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   On this day in history death of john Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815)  

Feb 05   Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

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

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