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Historical Events In 1888

Tuesday, 04 October 2022

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

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

Apr 29   Old Kavallison, Congo: Stanley meet Emin Pasha on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1888 italy & Spain sign military covenant  

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

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

May 07   Edouard Lalo's opera "Le roi d'Ys," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  

May 07   George Eastman patents "Kodak box camera" in the year 1888.  

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   Irving Berlin, [Isadore Balin], Temum Siberia, composer (White Xmas) in the year 1888.  

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

May 13   Brazil abolishes slavery in the year 1888.  

May 13   DeWolf Hooper 1st recited "Casey at Bat" in the year 1888.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

May 15   In the year 1888 jean Wahl, French philosopher  

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

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

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

May 21   In the year 1888 may Aufderheide, composer  

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   In the year 1888 miles Malleson, writer/actor (Phantom of Opera, Postman's Knock)  

May 27   On this day in history louis Durey, composer  

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

May 30   On this day in history james A Farley, postmaster general (1932-38)  

May 31   On this day in history jack Holt, US, golddigger/actor (Cat People, San Francisco, Brimstone)  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   Emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks) was born in the year 1888.  

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

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

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

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

Jan 30   On this day in history asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77  

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

Feb 05   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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