Historical Events In 1888
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
Feb 08 Matthijs Vermeulen, Dutch composer/music critic in the year 1888.
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 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 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) in the year 1888.
Feb 22 John Reid of Scotland demonstrates golf to Americans (Yonkers NY) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1888 the 494 mile long Northern and Northwestern Railway is acquired by the GTR.
Feb 25 John Foster Dulles, US Secretary of State (1953-59) on this day in history.
Feb 27 Lotte Lehmann, Perleberg Germany, soprano (Fidello) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.
Mar 04 Knute Rockne, Norwegian/US football player/coach (Notre Dame) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1888.
Mar 07 Alidius WLT van Starkenborch Stachouwer, gov of Neth Indies (1936-45) on this day in history.
Mar 07 George Eastman patents "Kodak box camera" in the year 1888.
Mar 08 In the year 1888 stuart Chase, NH, writer/economist (Tragedy of Waste)
Mar 10 In the year 1888 1st performance of Caesar Franck's "Psyche"
Mar 10 Barry Fitzgerald, Dublin Ireland, actor (Acad Award-Going My Way) on this day in history.
Mar 10 In the year 1888 ciro Pinsuti, Italian pianist/composer, dies at 57
Mar 10 In the year 1888 heavyweight Boxing champion John L Sullivan draws Charlie Mitchell in 30 rounds
Mar 11 On this day in history great blizzard of '88 strikes NE US
Mar 11 Great blizzard of '88 strikes northeast US on this day in history.
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 In the year 1888 2nd day of the Great blizzard of '88 in northeast US (400 die)
Mar 12 In the year 1888 hall Johnson, composer