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Historical Events In 1888

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

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   On this day in history gladys Cooper, England, actress (Margaret-Rogues)  

Feb 20   Georges Bernanos, France, novelist (Diary of a Country Priest) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 24   In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.  

Feb 25   John Foster Dulles, US Secretary of State (1953-59) on this day in history.  

Feb 27   Lotte Lehmann, Perleberg Germany, soprano (Fidello) in the year 1888.  

Feb 28   On this day in history ferry in San Pablo Bay explodes  

Feb 28   On this day in history 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   On this day in history amos Bronson Alcott, US theory/poet (Table Talk), dies at 88  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history george Eastman patents "Kodak box camera"  

Mar 08   On this day in history stuart Chase, NH, writer/economist (Tragedy of Waste)  

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   In the year 1888 heavyweight Boxing champion John L Sullivan draws Charlie Mitchell in 30 rounds  

Mar 11   In the year 1888 great blizzard of '88 strikes NE US  

Mar 11   On this day in history great blizzard of '88 strikes northeast US  

Mar 11   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1888 birth of john Garand, American inventor (d. 1974)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12)  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1888 birth of grock, Switzerland, clown  

Jan 11   In the year 1888 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

Jan 21   Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   In the year 1888 edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75  

Jan 30   In the year 1888 asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77  

Jan 31   On this day in history death of john Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815)  

Feb 05   In the year 1888 anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49  

Feb 13   Jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814) died on this day in history.  

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