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Historical Events In 1888

Tuesday, 11 May 2021

Mar 12   Henry Bergh, founder (ASPCA), dies at 76 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 2nd largest snowfall in NYC history (21")  

Mar 17   In the year 1888 frank Buck, actor (Africa Screams, Tiger Queen, Tiger Fangs)  

Mar 18   In the year 1888 joseph Csaky, Hungarian/French sculptor  

Mar 19   On this day in history josef Albers, German/US graphic artist/painter/writer (Bauhaus)  

Mar 20   In the year 1888 s V Vegesack, writer  

Mar 20   Start of the Sherlock Holmes Adventure, "A Scandal in Bohemia" in the year 1888.  

Mar 21   Arthur Pinero's "Sweet Lavender," premieres in London on this day in history.  

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   Socialist leader Domela Nieuwenhuis elected to Dutch 2nd chamber on this day in history.  

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

Mar 29   Charles-Henri Valentin Alkan, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 03   In the year 1888 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   Daniel Andersson, Swedish poet/writer (Svarta Ballader) on this day in history.  

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

Apr 09   In the year 1888 florence Smith Price, US composer (Wanamaker Prize 1932)  

Apr 11   Donald Calthrop, London, actor (Blackmail, Scrooge, Rome Express) in the year 1888.  

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

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 in the year 1888.  

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

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   In the year 1888 william L Axt, composer  

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

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   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   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   Grock, Switzerland, clown was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 30   In the year 1888 asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77  

Jan 31   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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