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Historical Events In 1888

Saturday, 25 May 2019

Mar 12   Henry Bergh, founder (ASPCA), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Mar 13   On this day in history great Blizzard of 1888 rages  

Mar 14   On this day in history 2nd largest snowfall in New York NY history (21")  

Mar 14   On this day in history 2nd largest snowfall in NYC history (21")  

Mar 17   Frank Buck, actor (Africa Screams, Tiger Queen, Tiger Fangs) in the year 1888.  

Mar 18   Joseph Csaky, Hungarian/French sculptor in the year 1888.  

Mar 19   In the year 1888 josef Albers, German/US graphic artist/painter/writer (Bauhaus)  

Mar 20   In the year 1888 s V Vegesack, writer  

Mar 20   On this day in history start of the Sherlock Holmes Adventure, "A Scandal in Bohemia"  

Mar 21   On this day in history arthur Pinero's "Sweet Lavender," premieres in London  

Mar 22   English Football League established on this day in history.  

Mar 24   In the year 1888 jameson Thomas, London England, actor (Farmer's Wife)  

Mar 25   Socialist leader Domela Nieuwenhuis elected to Dutch 2nd chamber on this day in history.  

Mar 29   On this day in history adrianus M de Jong, Dutch writer (World Tour of Bulletje & Bonestaak)  

Mar 29   In the year 1888 charles-Henri Valentin Alkan, composer, dies at 74  

Mar 30   Anna Q Nilsson, Sweden, actress (Shenandoah, Uncle Tom's Cabin) in the year 1888.  

Apr 01   Soccer team Sparta forms in Rotterdam on this day in history.  

Apr 03   Neville Cardus, cricketer (doyen of cricket writers) in the year 1888.  

Apr 04   Tris Speaker, baseball great, hit more doubles than Pete Rose on this day in history.  

Apr 06   On this day in history daniel Andersson, Swedish poet/writer (Svarta Ballader)  

Apr 07   Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Yellow Face" (BG) in the year 1888.  

Apr 09   In the year 1888 florence Smith Price, US composer (Wanamaker Prize 1932)  

Apr 11   Donald Calthrop, London, actor (Blackmail, Scrooge, Rome Express) on this day in history.  

Apr 11   The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam is inaugurated on this day in history.  

Apr 14   William Fisk Sherwin, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Apr 15   Florence Bates, San Antonio Tx, actress (Kismet, I Remember Mama) on this day in history.  

Apr 15   On this day in history j Palisa discovers asteroid #275 Sapientia  

Apr 15   In the year 1888 matthew Arnold, English poet, dies at 65  

Apr 16   In the year 1888 drentse & Friese peat cutters go on strike  

Apr 17   J Palisa discovers asteroid #276 Adelheid in the year 1888.  

Apr 18   Arnold Henry Moore Lunn, skier in the year 1888.  

Apr 19   On this day in history william L Axt, composer  

Apr 20   246 reported killed by hail in Moradabad, India on this day in history.  

Apr 24   In the year 1888 eastman Kodak forms  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1888 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   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   In the year 1888 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   In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.  

Feb 05   On this day in history anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49  

Feb 13   Jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814) died on this day in history.  

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