Historical Events In 1888
Friday, 17 January 2020
Feb 08 In the year 1888 matthijs Vermeulen, Dutch composer/music critic
Feb 10 In the year 1888 g Ungaretti, writer
Feb 13 On this day in history georgios Papandreou, Greek prefect of Lesbos/minister/premier
Feb 17 Henrietta P "Hetty" Beck, actress (Bouwmeester Award) on this day in history.
Feb 18 Gladys Cooper, England, actress (Margaret-Rogues) on this day in history.
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) in the year 1888.
Feb 22 John Reid of Scotland demonstrates golf to Americans (Yonkers NY) in the year 1888.
Feb 24 In the year 1888 louisville KY becomes first government in US to adopt Australian ballot
Feb 24 Louisville, Ky becomes 1st govt in US to adopt Australian ballot in the year 1888.
Feb 24 The 494 mile long Northern and Northwestern Railway is acquired by the GTR in the year 1888.
Feb 25 In the year 1888 john Foster Dulles, US Secretary of State (1953-59)
Feb 27 Lotte Lehmann, Perleberg Germany, soprano (Fidello) on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history george Eastman patents "Kodak box camera"
Mar 08 Stuart Chase, NH, writer/economist (Tragedy of Waste) in the year 1888.
Mar 10 1st performance of Caesar Franck's "Psyche" in the year 1888.
Mar 10 Barry Fitzgerald, Dublin Ireland, actor (Acad Award-Going My Way) on this day in history.
Mar 10 On this day in history ciro Pinsuti, Italian pianist/composer, dies at 57
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 On this day in history great blizzard of '88 strikes northeast US
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 2nd day of the Great blizzard of '88 in northeast US (400 die) in the year 1888.
Mar 12 In the year 1888 hall Johnson, composer