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Historical Events In 1888

Saturday, 21 May 2022

Feb 08   On this day in history matthijs Vermeulen, Dutch composer/music critic  

Feb 10   G Ungaretti, writer in the year 1888.  

Feb 13   In the year 1888 georgios Papandreou, Greek prefect of Lesbos/minister/premier  

Feb 17   In the year 1888 henrietta P "Hetty" Beck, actress (Bouwmeester Award)  

Feb 18   In the year 1888 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   In the year 1888 john Reid of Scotland demonstrates golf to Americans (Yonkers NY)  

Feb 24   Louisville KY becomes first government in US to adopt Australian ballot on this day in history.  

Feb 24   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 27   On this day in history lotte Lehmann, Perleberg Germany, soprano (Fidello)  

Feb 28   Ferry in San Pablo Bay explodes on this day in history.  

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   Amos Bronson Alcott, US theory/poet (Table Talk), dies at 88 on this day in history.  

Mar 04   On this day in history knute Rockne, Norwegian/US football player/coach (Notre Dame)  

Mar 05   In the year 1888 friedrich Schnack, German journalist/writer (Rosewood)  

Mar 06   Author Louisa May Alcott (Little Women) dies on this day in history.  

Mar 06   On this day in history 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   In the year 1888 george Eastman patents "Kodak box camera"  

Mar 08   Stuart Chase, NH, writer/economist (Tragedy of Waste) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 10   In the year 1888 barry Fitzgerald, Dublin Ireland, actor (Acad Award-Going My Way)  

Mar 10   On this day in history ciro Pinsuti, Italian pianist/composer, dies at 57  

Mar 10   On this day in history heavyweight Boxing champion John L Sullivan draws Charlie Mitchell in 30 rounds  

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

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

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   2nd day of the Great blizzard of '88 in northeast US (400 die) on this day in history.  

Mar 12   In the year 1888 hall Johnson, composer  

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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   In the year 1888 birth of arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960)  

Jan 10   In the year 1888 birth of emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)  

Jan 10   Grock, Switzerland, clown was born in the year 1888.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   In the year 1888 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   On this day in history death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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