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Historical Events In 1888

Sunday, 19 January 2020

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   Hail stones kills about 250 in Moradabad district of Delhi on this day in history.  

Apr 30   In the year 1888 john Crowe Ransom, US poet/critic (God Without Thunder)  

May 04   Italy & Spain sign military covenant in the year 1888.  

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   On this day in history edouard Lalo's opera "Le roi d'Ys," premieres in Paris  

May 07   George Eastman patents "Kodak box camera" on this day in history.  

May 10   First colonial athletics championships are held at the NSW Amateur Athletics Association Cricket Ground in Sydney in the year 1888.  

May 10   On this day in history max[imilian Raoul Walter] Steiner, Vienna, composer (Gone With Wind)  

May 11   16th Preakness: F Littlefield aboard Refund wins in 2:49 in the year 1888.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 13   In the year 1888 brazil abolishes slavery  

May 13   DeWolf Hooper 1st recited "Casey at Bat" on this day in history.  

May 13   On this day in history deWolf Hopper first recited "Casey at the Bat"  

May 13   Princess Isabel of Brazil signs "Lei Auréa" abolishing slavery on this day in history.  

May 14   14th Kentucky Derby: George Covington aboard MacBeth II wins in 2:38.00 on this day in history.  

May 14   In the year 1888 miles Mander, Wolverhampton England, actor (Tower of London)  

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

May 16   In the year 1888 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) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1888 adrian Roland Holst, Dutch poet (Raged & Tired)  

May 25   Miles Malleson, writer/actor (Phantom of Opera, Postman's Knock) in the year 1888.  

May 27   On this day in history louis Durey, composer  

May 28   James Francis Thorpe, Shawnee OK, decathelete (Olympic-gold-1912) in the year 1888.  

May 30   James A Farley, postmaster general (1932-38) in the year 1888.  

May 31   Jack Holt, US, golddigger/actor (Cat People, San Francisco, Brimstone) in the year 1888.  

Jun 01   California gets its 1st seismograph on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1888

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1888 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   Matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   Chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed) was born in the year 1888.  

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   Stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   On this day in history edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75  

Jan 30   Asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   In the year 1888 death of john Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815)  

Feb 05   Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49 in the year 1888.  

Feb 13   In the year 1888 death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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