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Historical Events In 1888

Monday, 19 November 2018

Mar 12   Henry Bergh, founder (ASPCA), dies at 76 in the year 1888.  

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

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

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

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   Josef Albers, German/US graphic artist/painter/writer (Bauhaus) on this day in history.  

Mar 20   S V Vegesack, writer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history english Football League established  

Mar 24   Jameson Thomas, London England, actor (Farmer's Wife) in the year 1888.  

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

Apr 06   In the year 1888 daniel Andersson, Swedish poet/writer (Svarta Ballader)  

Apr 07   In the year 1888 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   In the year 1888 william Fisk Sherwin, composer, dies at 62  

Apr 15   On this day in history florence Bates, San Antonio Tx, actress (Kismet, I Remember Mama)  

Apr 15   J Palisa discovers asteroid #275 Sapientia in the year 1888.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   Eastman Kodak forms in the year 1888.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1888

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   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   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   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 in the year 1888.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75 in the year 1888.  

Jan 30   On this day in history asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77  

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   In the year 1888 death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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