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Historical Events In 1888

Saturday, 20 July 2019

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

Mar 13   In the year 1888 great Blizzard of 1888 rages  

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

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

Mar 17   On this day in history frank Buck, actor (Africa Screams, Tiger Queen, Tiger Fangs)  

Mar 18   In the year 1888 joseph Csaky, Hungarian/French sculptor  

Mar 19   Josef Albers, German/US graphic artist/painter/writer (Bauhaus) in the year 1888.  

Mar 20   On this day in history s V Vegesack, writer  

Mar 20   Start of the Sherlock Holmes Adventure, "A Scandal in Bohemia" on this day in history.  

Mar 21   In the year 1888 arthur Pinero's "Sweet Lavender," premieres in London  

Mar 22   English Football League established in the year 1888.  

Mar 24   On this day in history 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   Adrianus M de Jong, Dutch writer (World Tour of Bulletje & Bonestaak) on this day in history.  

Mar 29   On this day in history charles-Henri Valentin Alkan, composer, dies at 74  

Mar 30   In the year 1888 anna Q Nilsson, Sweden, actress (Shenandoah, Uncle Tom's Cabin)  

Apr 01   In the year 1888 soccer team Sparta forms in Rotterdam  

Apr 03   In the year 1888 neville Cardus, cricketer (doyen of cricket writers)  

Apr 04   In the year 1888 tris Speaker, baseball great, hit more doubles than Pete Rose  

Apr 06   Daniel Andersson, Swedish poet/writer (Svarta Ballader) on this day in history.  

Apr 07   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Yellow Face" (BG)  

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

Apr 11   In the year 1888 donald Calthrop, London, actor (Blackmail, Scrooge, Rome Express)  

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

Apr 14   On this day in history william Fisk Sherwin, composer, dies at 62  

Apr 15   In the year 1888 florence Bates, San Antonio Tx, actress (Kismet, I Remember Mama)  

Apr 15   J Palisa discovers asteroid #275 Sapientia on this day in history.  

Apr 15   Matthew Arnold, English poet, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Apr 16   Drentse & Friese peat cutters go on strike on this day in history.  

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

Apr 18   In the year 1888 arnold Henry Moore Lunn, skier  

Apr 19   In the year 1888 william L Axt, composer  

Apr 20   246 reported killed by hail in Moradabad, India in the year 1888.  

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 in the year 1888.  

Jan 04   Arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge)  

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972)  

Jan 08   In the year 1888 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   In the year 1888 birth of grock, Switzerland, clown  

Jan 11   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1888.  

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   On this day in history death of john Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815)  

Feb 05   Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49 in the year 1888.  

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

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