Historical Events In 1888
Saturday, 21 May 2022
Feb 08 On this day in history matthijs Vermeulen, Dutch composer/music critic
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 In the year 1888 henrietta P "Hetty" Beck, actress (Bouwmeester Award)
Feb 18 In the year 1888 gladys Cooper, England, actress (Margaret-Rogues)
Feb 20 In the year 1888 georges Bernanos, France, novelist (Diary of a Country Priest)
Feb 21 In the year 1888 florence Bates, TX, actress (Moon & Sixpence, Love Crazy, San Antonio)
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 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 The 494 mile long Northern and Northwestern Railway is acquired by the GTR on this day in history.
Feb 25 In the year 1888 john Foster Dulles, US Secretary of State (1953-59)
Feb 27 On this day in history lotte Lehmann, Perleberg Germany, soprano (Fidello)
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 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Mar 04 On this day in history knute Rockne, Norwegian/US football player/coach (Notre Dame)
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 On this day in history louisa May Alcott, US author (Old-fashioned Girl), dies at 55
Mar 07 Alidius WLT van Starkenborch Stachouwer, gov of Neth Indies (1936-45) on this day in history.
Mar 07 In the year 1888 george Eastman patents "Kodak box camera"
Mar 08 Stuart Chase, NH, writer/economist (Tragedy of Waste) on this day in history.
Mar 10 1st performance of Caesar Franck's "Psyche" on this day in history.
Mar 10 In the year 1888 barry Fitzgerald, Dublin Ireland, actor (Acad Award-Going My Way)
Mar 10 On this day in history 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 in the year 1888.
Mar 11 Great blizzard of '88 strikes northeast US in the year 1888.
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 2nd day of the Great blizzard of '88 in NE US (400 die) on this day in history.
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