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Historical Events In 1888

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

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   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   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 in the year 1888.  

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

Mar 21   On this day in history 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 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   In the year 1888 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   Neville Cardus, cricketer (doyen of cricket writers) in the year 1888.  

Apr 04   On this day in history 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   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   Donald Calthrop, London, actor (Blackmail, Scrooge, Rome Express) on this day in history.  

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

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

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1888 246 reported killed by hail in Moradabad, India  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1888 birth of matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960)  

Jan 10   Emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks) was born in the year 1888.  

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   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   Edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77 in the year 1888.  

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 in the year 1888.  

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