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Historical Events In 1888

Thursday, 13 August 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   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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history louisville KY becomes first government in US to adopt Australian ballot  

Feb 24   Louisville, Ky becomes 1st govt in US to adopt Australian ballot on this day in history.  

Feb 24   In the year 1888 the 494 mile long Northern and Northwestern Railway is acquired by the GTR.  

Feb 25   On this day in history 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   Vincent d'Indy's Wallenstein-trilogy, premieres in the year 1888.  

Mar 02   The Convention of Constantinople is signed, guaranteeing free maritime passage through the Suez Canal during war and peace on this day in history.  

Mar 04   Amos Bronson Alcott, US theory/poet (Table Talk), dies at 88 in the year 1888.  

Mar 04   On this day in history knute Rockne, Norwegian/US football player/coach (Notre Dame)  

Mar 05   Friedrich Schnack, German journalist/writer (Rosewood) in the year 1888.  

Mar 06   Author Louisa May Alcott (Little Women) dies in the year 1888.  

Mar 06   Louisa May Alcott, US author (Old-fashioned Girl), dies at 55 in the year 1888.  

Mar 07   On this day in history alidius WLT van Starkenborch Stachouwer, gov of Neth Indies (1936-45)  

Mar 07   George Eastman patents "Kodak box camera" on this day in history.  

Mar 08   Stuart Chase, NH, writer/economist (Tragedy of Waste) on this day in history.  

Mar 10   1st performance of Caesar Franck's "Psyche" in the year 1888.  

Mar 10   In the year 1888 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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1888.  

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   Hall Johnson, composer in the year 1888.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1888

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of john Garand, American inventor (d. 1974)  

Jan 04   Arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge)  

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972)  

Jan 08   Matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of grock, Switzerland, clown  

Jan 11   Chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 29   Edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75 in the year 1888.  

Jan 30   Asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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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