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.