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Historical Events In 1888

Tuesday, 23 February 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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   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   Jameson Thomas, London England, actor (Farmer's Wife) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Apr 04   Tris Speaker, baseball great, hit more doubles than Pete Rose in the year 1888.  

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

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

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   In the year 1888 the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam is inaugurated.  

Apr 14   William Fisk Sherwin, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1888.  

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   On this day in history arnold Henry Moore Lunn, skier  

Apr 19   William L Axt, composer in the year 1888.  

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

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

Jan 08   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1888 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   Henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday in the year 1888.  

Jan 14   In the year 1888 stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

Jan 21   On this day in history stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

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

Jan 30   In the year 1888 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 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 on this day in history.  

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