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Historical Events In 1888

Saturday, 25 January 2020

Mar 12   In the year 1888 henry Bergh, founder (ASPCA), dies at 76  

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   Joseph Csaky, Hungarian/French sculptor on this day in history.  

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

Mar 20   S V Vegesack, writer in the year 1888.  

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 in the year 1888.  

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

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

Apr 03   In the year 1888 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   The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam is inaugurated in the year 1888.  

Apr 14   In the year 1888 william Fisk Sherwin, composer, dies at 62  

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

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

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

Apr 16   On this day in history drentse & Friese peat cutters go on strike  

Apr 17   On this day in history j Palisa discovers asteroid #276 Adelheid  

Apr 18   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 24   Eastman Kodak forms on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   Emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks) was born on this day in history.  

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   Henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

Jan 21   Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75  

Jan 30   Asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   In the year 1888 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   On this day in history death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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