Historical Events In 1888
Tuesday, 23 February 2021
Feb 08 Matthijs Vermeulen, Dutch composer/music critic in the year 1888.
Feb 10 G Ungaretti, writer on this day in history.
Feb 13 Georgios Papandreou, Greek prefect of Lesbos/minister/premier in the year 1888.
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 Georges Bernanos, France, novelist (Diary of a Country Priest) in the year 1888.
Feb 21 In the year 1888 florence Bates, TX, actress (Moon & Sixpence, Love Crazy, San Antonio)
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 In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.
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 Ferry in San Pablo Bay explodes in the year 1888.
Feb 28 In the year 1888 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 on this day in history.
Mar 04 Knute Rockne, Norwegian/US football player/coach (Notre Dame) in the year 1888.
Mar 05 Friedrich Schnack, German journalist/writer (Rosewood) on this day in history.
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 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 Stuart Chase, NH, writer/economist (Tragedy of Waste) in the year 1888.
Mar 10 On this day in history 1st performance of Caesar Franck's "Psyche"
Mar 10 Barry Fitzgerald, Dublin Ireland, actor (Acad Award-Going My Way) on this day in history.
Mar 10 On this day in history ciro Pinsuti, Italian pianist/composer, dies at 57
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 In the year 1888 great blizzard of '88 strikes northeast US
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 On this day in history 2nd day of the Great blizzard of '88 in NE US (400 die)
Mar 12 2nd day of the Great blizzard of '88 in northeast US (400 die) on this day in history.
Mar 12 On this day in history hall Johnson, composer