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Historical Events In 1888

Sunday, 08 December 2019

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   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   In the year 1888 georges Bernanos, France, novelist (Diary of a Country Priest)  

Feb 21   In the year 1888 florence Bates, TX, actress (Moon & Sixpence, Love Crazy, San Antonio)  

Feb 22   On this day in history john Reid of Scotland demonstrates golf to Americans (Yonkers NY)  

Feb 24   In the year 1888 louisville KY becomes first government in US to adopt Australian ballot  

Feb 24   On this day in history louisville, Ky becomes 1st govt in US to adopt Australian ballot  

Feb 24   On this day in history the 494 mile long Northern and Northwestern Railway is acquired by the GTR.  

Feb 25   In the year 1888 john Foster Dulles, US Secretary of State (1953-59)  

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   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) in the year 1888.  

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   In the year 1888 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   George Eastman patents "Kodak box camera" on this day in history.  

Mar 08   In the year 1888 stuart Chase, NH, writer/economist (Tragedy of Waste)  

Mar 10   1st performance of Caesar Franck's "Psyche" on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Barry Fitzgerald, Dublin Ireland, actor (Acad Award-Going My Way) on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Ciro Pinsuti, Italian pianist/composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Heavyweight Boxing champion John L Sullivan draws Charlie Mitchell in 30 rounds in the year 1888.  

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

Mar 11   Great blizzard of '88 strikes northeast US in the year 1888.  

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   In the year 1888 2nd day of the Great blizzard of '88 in northeast US (400 die)  

Mar 12   Hall Johnson, composer on this day in history.  

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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 in the year 1888.  

Jan 04   Arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12) was born in the year 1888.  

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   On this day in history birth of matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960)  

Jan 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday  

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

Jan 21   On this day in history stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

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

Jan 30   Asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77 in the year 1888.  

Jan 31   In the year 1888 death of john Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815)  

Feb 05   Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

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

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