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Historical Events In 1888

Thursday, 18 April 2019

Feb 08   In the year 1888 matthijs Vermeulen, Dutch composer/music critic  

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   Henrietta P "Hetty" Beck, actress (Bouwmeester Award) on this day in history.  

Feb 18   Gladys Cooper, England, actress (Margaret-Rogues) in the year 1888.  

Feb 20   Georges Bernanos, France, novelist (Diary of a Country Priest) on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Florence Bates, TX, actress (Moon & Sixpence, Love Crazy, San Antonio) in the year 1888.  

Feb 22   John Reid of Scotland demonstrates golf to Americans (Yonkers NY) on this day in history.  

Feb 24   Louisville KY becomes first government in US to adopt Australian ballot in the year 1888.  

Feb 24   Louisville, Ky becomes 1st govt in US to adopt Australian ballot on this day in history.  

Feb 24   The 494 mile long Northern and Northwestern Railway is acquired by the GTR on this day in history.  

Feb 25   On this day in history 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   On this day in history vincent d'Indy's Wallenstein-trilogy, premieres  

Mar 02   The Convention of Constantinople is signed, guaranteeing free maritime passage through the Suez Canal during war and peace in the year 1888.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Mar 06   Author Louisa May Alcott (Little Women) dies in the year 1888.  

Mar 06   In the year 1888 louisa May Alcott, US author (Old-fashioned Girl), dies at 55  

Mar 07   On this day in history alidius WLT van Starkenborch Stachouwer, gov of Neth Indies (1936-45)  

Mar 07   On this day in history george Eastman patents "Kodak box camera"  

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

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

Mar 10   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history 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) in the year 1888.  

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   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 in the year 1888.  

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   Emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 10   Grock, Switzerland, clown was born on this day in history.  

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   Edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75 in the year 1888.  

Jan 30   Asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   John Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815) died in the year 1888.  

Feb 05   Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   On this day in history death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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