Historical Events In 1888
Sunday, 18 August 2019
Feb 08 On this day in history matthijs Vermeulen, Dutch composer/music critic
Feb 10 G Ungaretti, writer on this day in history.
Feb 13 On this day in history georgios Papandreou, Greek prefect of Lesbos/minister/premier
Feb 17 Henrietta P "Hetty" Beck, actress (Bouwmeester Award) in the year 1888.
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 On this day in history florence Bates, TX, actress (Moon & Sixpence, Love Crazy, San Antonio)
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 on this day in history.
Feb 25 John Foster Dulles, US Secretary of State (1953-59) on this day in history.
Feb 27 Lotte Lehmann, Perleberg Germany, soprano (Fidello) on this day in history.
Feb 28 In the year 1888 ferry in San Pablo Bay explodes
Feb 28 In the year 1888 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 In the year 1888 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 On this day in history friedrich Schnack, German journalist/writer (Rosewood)
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 on this day in history.
Mar 07 In the year 1888 alidius WLT van Starkenborch Stachouwer, gov of Neth Indies (1936-45)
Mar 07 George Eastman patents "Kodak box camera" in the year 1888.
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 On this day in history barry Fitzgerald, Dublin Ireland, actor (Acad Award-Going My Way)
Mar 10 Ciro Pinsuti, Italian pianist/composer, dies at 57 in the year 1888.
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 Great blizzard of '88 strikes northeast US on this day in history.
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 2nd day of the Great blizzard of '88 in NE US (400 die) on this day in history.
Mar 12 On this day in history 2nd day of the Great blizzard of '88 in northeast US (400 die)
Mar 12 On this day in history hall Johnson, composer