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Historical Events In 1888

Sunday, 05 July 2020

Apr 26   In the year 1888 aleksandr Mikhailov, USSR, astronomer  

Apr 28   Henry DG Crerar, Canadian general (WW I/Italy/Netherland) on this day in history.  

Apr 29   Old Kavallison, Congo: Stanley meet Emin Pasha in the year 1888.  

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

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

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

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

May 06   Emmanuel Celler, (Rep-D-NY, 1923-73) on this day in history.  

May 07   In the year 1888 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   On this day in history first colonial athletics championships are held at the NSW Amateur Athletics Association Cricket Ground in Sydney.  

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   In the year 1888 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" on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1888.  

May 14   Miles Mander, Wolverhampton England, actor (Tower of London) on this day in history.  

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

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

May 16   CPR opens Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, BC in the year 1888.  

May 17   On this day in history a P "Tich" Freeman, cricket leg-spinner (legend for Kent & England)  

May 21   May Aufderheide, composer in the year 1888.  

May 22   Leroy Buffington patents a system to build skyscrapers in the year 1888.  

May 23   Adrian Roland Holst, Dutch poet (Raged & Tired) in the year 1888.  

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

May 27   In the year 1888 louis Durey, composer  

May 28   In the year 1888 james Francis Thorpe, Shawnee OK, decathelete (Olympic-gold-1912)  

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   On this day in history california gets its 1st seismograph  

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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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960)  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of grock, Switzerland, clown  

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

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

Jan 31   John Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815) died on this day in history.  

Feb 05   Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

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

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