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Historical Events In 1888

Sunday, 24 May 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   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) 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) on this day in history.  

Feb 22   John Reid of Scotland demonstrates golf to Americans (Yonkers NY) in the year 1888.  

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   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   In the year 1888 ferry in San Pablo Bay explodes  

Feb 28   Vincent d'Indy's Wallenstein-trilogy, premieres in the year 1888.  

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   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   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) in the year 1888.  

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

Mar 08   Stuart Chase, NH, writer/economist (Tragedy of Waste) in the year 1888.  

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   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   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   On this day in history 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 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   On this day in history birth of matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge)  

Jan 08   Richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.  

Famous Deaths In 1888

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   In the year 1888 henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday  

Jan 14   In the year 1888 stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

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

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

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   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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