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Historical Events In 1888

Monday, 25 March 2019

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

Mar 13   In the year 1888 great Blizzard of 1888 rages  

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

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

Mar 17   On this day in history frank Buck, actor (Africa Screams, Tiger Queen, Tiger Fangs)  

Mar 18   On this day in history joseph Csaky, Hungarian/French sculptor  

Mar 19   Josef Albers, German/US graphic artist/painter/writer (Bauhaus) in the year 1888.  

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

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   In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.  

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

Apr 01   Soccer team Sparta forms in Rotterdam in the year 1888.  

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

Apr 04   On this day in history tris Speaker, baseball great, hit more doubles than Pete Rose  

Apr 06   Daniel Andersson, Swedish poet/writer (Svarta Ballader) in the year 1888.  

Apr 07   Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Yellow Face" (BG) in the year 1888.  

Apr 09   Florence Smith Price, US composer (Wanamaker Prize 1932) in the year 1888.  

Apr 11   In the year 1888 donald Calthrop, London, actor (Blackmail, Scrooge, Rome Express)  

Apr 11   The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam is inaugurated on this day in history.  

Apr 14   On this day in history 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   On this day in history j Palisa discovers asteroid #275 Sapientia  

Apr 15   Matthew Arnold, English poet, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Apr 16   In the year 1888 drentse & Friese peat cutters go on strike  

Apr 17   J Palisa discovers asteroid #276 Adelheid in the year 1888.  

Apr 18   Arnold Henry Moore Lunn, skier on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1888 birth of matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge)  

Jan 08   Richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1888.  

Jan 10   On this day in history 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   On this day in history stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

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   In the year 1888 anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49  

Feb 13   Jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814) died on this day in history.  

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