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Historical Events In 1888

Monday, 15 July 2019

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) on this day in history.  

Nov 16   In the year 1888 burnet Corwin Tuthill, NYC, composer (Laurentia)  

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) in the year 1888.  

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

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   In the year 1888 the birth of Harpo Marx, American comedian  

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   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   Franz Jung, writer on this day in history.  

Dec 02   Franz Xaver Witt, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1888.  

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

Dec 04   In the year 1888 aleksandar I Karadordjevic, king of Yugoslavia (1921-34)  

Dec 05   Askell Snorrason, composer in the year 1888.  

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   French Panama Canal company fails in the year 1888.  

Dec 15   On this day in history artturi A Leinonen, Finnish journalist/writer (Kati)/politician  

Dec 16   In the year 1888 alphonse Juin, French marshal  

Dec 18   In the year 1888 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 on this day in history.  

Dec 19   In the year 1888 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   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   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1888 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   On this day in history birth of richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Grock, Switzerland, clown was born in the year 1888.  

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   Henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday in the year 1888.  

Jan 14   Stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 29   Edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75 in the year 1888.  

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 in the year 1888.  

Feb 05   Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49 in the year 1888.  

Feb 13   Jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814) died in the year 1888.  

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