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Historical Events In 1888

Sunday, 27 September 2020

Mar 12   On this day in history henry Bergh, founder (ASPCA), dies at 76  

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

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

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

Mar 17   Frank Buck, actor (Africa Screams, Tiger Queen, Tiger Fangs) on this day in history.  

Mar 18   On this day in history 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   On this day in history start of the Sherlock Holmes Adventure, "A Scandal in Bohemia"  

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

Mar 22   On this day in history english Football League established  

Mar 24   In the year 1888 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   In the year 1888 adrianus M de Jong, Dutch writer (World Tour of Bulletje & Bonestaak)  

Mar 29   Charles-Henri Valentin Alkan, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1888.  

Mar 30   Anna Q Nilsson, Sweden, actress (Shenandoah, Uncle Tom's Cabin) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 03   Neville Cardus, cricketer (doyen of cricket writers) on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1888.  

Apr 07   Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Yellow Face" (BG) on this day in history.  

Apr 09   On this day in history florence Smith Price, US composer (Wanamaker Prize 1932)  

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

Apr 11   The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam is inaugurated in the year 1888.  

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) on this day in history.  

Apr 15   In the year 1888 j Palisa discovers asteroid #275 Sapientia  

Apr 15   On this day in history matthew Arnold, English poet, dies at 65  

Apr 16   Drentse & Friese peat cutters go on strike in the year 1888.  

Apr 17   J Palisa discovers asteroid #276 Adelheid on this day in history.  

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

Apr 19   William L Axt, composer on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1888 birth of arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12)  

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   Matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 10   In the year 1888 birth of emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of grock, Switzerland, clown  

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   On this day in history henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday  

Jan 14   Stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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   Asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77 in the year 1888.  

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

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