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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  

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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 on this day in history.  

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   Richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960)  

Jan 10   In the year 1888 birth of emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)  

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   Henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday in the year 1888.  

Jan 14   Stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 29   Edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   In the year 1888 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   On this day in history anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49  

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

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