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Historical Events In 1888

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Feb 08   Matthijs Vermeulen, Dutch composer/music critic in the year 1888.  

Feb 10   G Ungaretti, writer in the year 1888.  

Feb 13   In the year 1888 georgios Papandreou, Greek prefect of Lesbos/minister/premier  

Feb 17   Henrietta P "Hetty" Beck, actress (Bouwmeester Award) in the year 1888.  

Feb 18   Gladys Cooper, England, actress (Margaret-Rogues) in the year 1888.  

Feb 20   Georges Bernanos, France, novelist (Diary of a Country Priest) in the year 1888.  

Feb 21   Florence Bates, TX, actress (Moon & Sixpence, Love Crazy, San Antonio) in the year 1888.  

Feb 22   John Reid of Scotland demonstrates golf to Americans (Yonkers NY) on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Louisville KY becomes first government in US to adopt Australian ballot on this day in history.  

Feb 24   On this day in history louisville, Ky becomes 1st govt in US to adopt Australian ballot  

Feb 24   In the year 1888 the 494 mile long Northern and Northwestern Railway is acquired by the GTR.  

Feb 25   John Foster Dulles, US Secretary of State (1953-59) on this day in history.  

Feb 27   Lotte Lehmann, Perleberg Germany, soprano (Fidello) on this day in history.  

Feb 28   Ferry in San Pablo Bay explodes on this day in history.  

Feb 28   In the year 1888 vincent d'Indy's Wallenstein-trilogy, premieres  

Mar 02   In the year 1888 the Convention of Constantinople is signed, guaranteeing free maritime passage through the Suez Canal during war and peace.  

Mar 04   Amos Bronson Alcott, US theory/poet (Table Talk), dies at 88 in the year 1888.  

Mar 04   Knute Rockne, Norwegian/US football player/coach (Notre Dame) on this day in history.  

Mar 05   Friedrich Schnack, German journalist/writer (Rosewood) in the year 1888.  

Mar 06   On this day in history author Louisa May Alcott (Little Women) dies.  

Mar 06   Louisa May Alcott, US author (Old-fashioned Girl), dies at 55 in the year 1888.  

Mar 07   Alidius WLT van Starkenborch Stachouwer, gov of Neth Indies (1936-45) on this day in history.  

Mar 07   George Eastman patents "Kodak box camera" in the year 1888.  

Mar 08   In the year 1888 stuart Chase, NH, writer/economist (Tragedy of Waste)  

Mar 10   In the year 1888 1st performance of Caesar Franck's "Psyche"  

Mar 10   Barry Fitzgerald, Dublin Ireland, actor (Acad Award-Going My Way) on this day in history.  

Mar 10   In the year 1888 ciro Pinsuti, Italian pianist/composer, dies at 57  

Mar 10   In the year 1888 heavyweight Boxing champion John L Sullivan draws Charlie Mitchell in 30 rounds  

Mar 11   On this day in history great blizzard of '88 strikes NE US  

Mar 11   Great blizzard of '88 strikes northeast US on this day in history.  

Mar 11   In the year 1888 the "Great Blizzard of 88" started to roar along the Atlantic Seaboard of the U.S., shutting down communication and transportation lines.  

Mar 12   On this day in history 2nd day of the Great blizzard of '88 in NE US (400 die)  

Mar 12   In the year 1888 2nd day of the Great blizzard of '88 in northeast US (400 die)  

Mar 12   In the year 1888 hall Johnson, composer  

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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 in the year 1888.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12)  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972)  

Jan 08   Matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77  

Jan 31   In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.  

Feb 13   On this day in history death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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