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Historical Events In 1888

Friday, 22 November 2019

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

Mar 13   Great Blizzard of 1888 rages on this day in history.  

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

Mar 14   In the year 1888 2nd largest snowfall in NYC history (21")  

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

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

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

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   Arthur Pinero's "Sweet Lavender," premieres in London on this day in history.  

Mar 22   In the year 1888 english Football League established  

Mar 24   On this day in history jameson Thomas, London England, actor (Farmer's Wife)  

Mar 25   On this day in history socialist leader Domela Nieuwenhuis elected to Dutch 2nd chamber  

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

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

Mar 30   On this day in history anna Q Nilsson, Sweden, actress (Shenandoah, Uncle Tom's Cabin)  

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

Apr 03   On this day in history neville Cardus, cricketer (doyen of cricket writers)  

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

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   Florence Smith Price, US composer (Wanamaker Prize 1932) in the year 1888.  

Apr 11   On this day in history donald Calthrop, London, actor (Blackmail, Scrooge, Rome Express)  

Apr 11   On this day in history the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam is inaugurated.  

Apr 14   William Fisk Sherwin, composer, dies at 62 in the year 1888.  

Apr 15   Florence Bates, San Antonio Tx, actress (Kismet, I Remember Mama) in the year 1888.  

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   In the year 1888 j Palisa discovers asteroid #276 Adelheid  

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 in the year 1888.  

Apr 24   On this day in history eastman Kodak forms  

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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 in the year 1888.  

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960)  

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   Chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1888.  

Jan 29   In the year 1888 edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75  

Jan 30   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1888 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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