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Historical Events In 1888

Wednesday, 19 February 2020

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

Feb 10   G Ungaretti, writer on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Georgios Papandreou, Greek prefect of Lesbos/minister/premier in the year 1888.  

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   In the year 1888 georges Bernanos, France, novelist (Diary of a Country Priest)  

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   On this day in history louisville KY becomes first government in US to adopt Australian ballot  

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

Feb 24   On this day in history the 494 mile long Northern and Northwestern Railway is acquired by the GTR.  

Feb 25   In the year 1888 john Foster Dulles, US Secretary of State (1953-59)  

Feb 27   Lotte Lehmann, Perleberg Germany, soprano (Fidello) in the year 1888.  

Feb 28   On this day in history ferry in San Pablo Bay explodes  

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) on this day in history.  

Mar 05   In the year 1888 friedrich Schnack, German journalist/writer (Rosewood)  

Mar 06   Author Louisa May Alcott (Little Women) dies on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1888.  

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

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   In the year 1888 barry Fitzgerald, Dublin Ireland, actor (Acad Award-Going My Way)  

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

Mar 10   On this day in history heavyweight Boxing champion John L Sullivan draws Charlie Mitchell in 30 rounds  

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

Mar 11   Great blizzard of '88 strikes northeast US in the year 1888.  

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   2nd day of the Great blizzard of '88 in NE US (400 die) in the year 1888.  

Mar 12   2nd day of the Great blizzard of '88 in northeast US (400 die) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1888 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history 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   In the year 1888 stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

Jan 21   Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1888.  

Jan 29   In the year 1888 edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75  

Jan 30   In the year 1888 asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77  

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 in the year 1888.  

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

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