Historical Events In 1888
Saturday, 15 May 2021
Feb 08 Matthijs Vermeulen, Dutch composer/music critic in the year 1888.
Feb 10 In the year 1888 g Ungaretti, writer
Feb 13 Georgios Papandreou, Greek prefect of Lesbos/minister/premier on this day in history.
Feb 17 Henrietta P "Hetty" Beck, actress (Bouwmeester Award) in the year 1888.
Feb 18 In the year 1888 gladys Cooper, England, actress (Margaret-Rogues)
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) on this day in history.
Feb 22 In the year 1888 john Reid of Scotland demonstrates golf to Americans (Yonkers NY)
Feb 24 Louisville KY becomes first government in US to adopt Australian ballot in the year 1888.
Feb 24 Louisville, Ky becomes 1st govt in US to adopt Australian ballot on this day in history.
Feb 24 The 494 mile long Northern and Northwestern Railway is acquired by the GTR in the year 1888.
Feb 25 On this day in history john Foster Dulles, US Secretary of State (1953-59)
Feb 27 In the year 1888 lotte Lehmann, Perleberg Germany, soprano (Fidello)
Feb 28 Ferry in San Pablo Bay explodes in the year 1888.
Feb 28 On this day in history vincent d'Indy's Wallenstein-trilogy, premieres
Mar 02 The Convention of Constantinople is signed, guaranteeing free maritime passage through the Suez Canal during war and peace in the year 1888.
Mar 04 On this day in history amos Bronson Alcott, US theory/poet (Table Talk), dies at 88
Mar 04 Knute Rockne, Norwegian/US football player/coach (Notre Dame) in the year 1888.
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 on this day in history.
Mar 07 Alidius WLT van Starkenborch Stachouwer, gov of Neth Indies (1936-45) in the year 1888.
Mar 07 In the year 1888 george Eastman patents "Kodak box camera"
Mar 08 On this day in history stuart Chase, NH, writer/economist (Tragedy of Waste)
Mar 10 In the year 1888 1st performance of Caesar Franck's "Psyche"
Mar 10 On this day in history barry Fitzgerald, Dublin Ireland, actor (Acad Award-Going My Way)
Mar 10 Ciro Pinsuti, Italian pianist/composer, dies at 57 in the year 1888.
Mar 10 Heavyweight Boxing champion John L Sullivan draws Charlie Mitchell in 30 rounds in the year 1888.
Mar 11 Great blizzard of '88 strikes NE US in the year 1888.
Mar 11 In the year 1888 great blizzard of '88 strikes northeast US
Mar 11 The "Great Blizzard of 88" started to roar along the Atlantic Seaboard of the U.S., shutting down communication and transportation lines on this day in history.
Mar 12 In the year 1888 2nd day of the Great blizzard of '88 in NE US (400 die)
Mar 12 On this day in history 2nd day of the Great blizzard of '88 in northeast US (400 die)
Mar 12 On this day in history hall Johnson, composer