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Historical Events In 1888

Friday, 10 July 2020

Nov 14   On this day in history st Andrews Golf Club, Yonkers NY, opens with just 6 holes  

Nov 15   On this day in history james Morrison, Mattoon IL, actor (Little Detectives)  

Nov 16   On this day in history 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) in the year 1888.  

Nov 19   Jose RaulCapablanca, Cuba, world chess champion (1921-27) on this day in history.  

Nov 20   On this day in history william Bundy patents the timecard clock  

Nov 20   William Bundy patents timecard clock in the year 1888.  

Nov 21   The birth of Harpo Marx, American comedian in the year 1888.  

Nov 22   On this day in history 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   On this day in history cathleen Nesbitt, Belfast Ireland, actress (Agatha-Farmer's Daughter)  

Nov 24   In the year 1888 dale Carnegie was born on this day in Maryville, Missouri  

Nov 26   Franz Jung, writer on this day in history.  

Dec 02   On this day in history franz Xaver Witt, composer, dies at 54  

Dec 03   In the year 1888 ion Nonna Otescu, composer  

Dec 04   Aleksandar I Karadordjevic, king of Yugoslavia (1921-34) in the year 1888.  

Dec 05   On this day in history askell Snorrason, composer  

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 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 on this day in history.  

Dec 22   On this day in history heavyweight boxing champ John L Sullivan challenges Jake Kilrain  

Dec 22   In the year 1888 joseph Arthur Rank, English film magnate/baron  

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   In the year 1888 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1888 birth of emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)  

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

Jan 11   In the year 1888 birth of chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed)  

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   Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75  

Jan 30   Asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77 in the year 1888.  

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   On this day in history anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49  

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

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