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Historical Events In 1888

Monday, 22 July 2019

Apr 26   On this day in history aleksandr Mikhailov, USSR, astronomer  

Apr 28   Henry DG Crerar, Canadian general (WW I/Italy/Netherland) in the year 1888.  

Apr 29   In the year 1888 old Kavallison, Congo: Stanley meet Emin Pasha  

Apr 30   In the year 1888 hail stones kills about 250 in Moradabad district of Delhi  

Apr 30   John Crowe Ransom, US poet/critic (God Without Thunder) on this day in history.  

May 04   In the year 1888 italy & Spain sign military covenant  

May 04   On this day in history italy &Spain sign military covenant  

May 06   In the year 1888 emmanuel Celler, (Rep-D-NY, 1923-73)  

May 07   Edouard Lalo's opera "Le roi d'Ys," premieres in Paris in the year 1888.  

May 07   On this day in history george Eastman patents "Kodak box camera"  

May 10   On this day in history first colonial athletics championships are held at the NSW Amateur Athletics Association Cricket Ground in Sydney.  

May 10   Max[imilian Raoul Walter] Steiner, Vienna, composer (Gone With Wind) in the year 1888.  

May 11   16th Preakness: F Littlefield aboard Refund wins in 2:49 on this day in history.  

May 11   On this day in history irving Berlin, [Isadore Balin], Temum Siberia, composer (White Xmas)  

May 12   Crouching start 1st used by Charles Sherrill of Yale in the year 1888.  

May 13   In the year 1888 brazil abolishes slavery  

May 13   On this day in history deWolf Hooper 1st recited "Casey at Bat"  

May 13   DeWolf Hopper first recited "Casey at the Bat" in the year 1888.  

May 13   Princess Isabel of Brazil signs "Lei Auréa" abolishing slavery in the year 1888.  

May 14   14th Kentucky Derby: George Covington aboard MacBeth II wins in 2:38.00 in the year 1888.  

May 14   On this day in history miles Mander, Wolverhampton England, actor (Tower of London)  

May 15   On this day in history jean Wahl, French philosopher  

May 16   On this day in history cPR opens Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver British Columbia  

May 16   CPR opens Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, BC on this day in history.  

May 17   A P "Tich" Freeman, cricket leg-spinner (legend for Kent & England) in the year 1888.  

May 21   On this day in history may Aufderheide, composer  

May 22   Leroy Buffington patents a system to build skyscrapers on this day in history.  

May 23   On this day in history adrian Roland Holst, Dutch poet (Raged & Tired)  

May 25   Miles Malleson, writer/actor (Phantom of Opera, Postman's Knock) on this day in history.  

May 27   Louis Durey, composer on this day in history.  

May 28   On this day in history james Francis Thorpe, Shawnee OK, decathelete (Olympic-gold-1912)  

May 30   James A Farley, postmaster general (1932-38) on this day in history.  

May 31   In the year 1888 jack Holt, US, golddigger/actor (Cat People, San Francisco, Brimstone)  

Jun 01   California gets its 1st seismograph in the year 1888.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge) was born in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960)  

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   In the year 1888 henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday  

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

Jan 21   Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1888.  

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 in the year 1888.  

Feb 13   On this day in history death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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