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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  

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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 in the year 1888.  

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   Emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Grock, Switzerland, clown was born in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 21   In the year 1888 stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

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

Jan 30   On this day in history asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77  

Jan 31   John Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815) died on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49 in the year 1888.  

Feb 13   Jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814) died in the year 1888.  

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