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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1888

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1888 birth of john Garand, American inventor (d. 1974)  

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   On this day in history birth of richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972)  

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   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   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   On this day in history edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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