Historical Events In 1888
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Apr 26 In the year 1888 aleksandr Mikhailov, USSR, astronomer
Apr 28 On this day in history henry DG Crerar, Canadian general (WW I/Italy/Netherland)
Apr 29 Old Kavallison, Congo: Stanley meet Emin Pasha on this day in history.
Apr 30 Hail stones kills about 250 in Moradabad district of Delhi in the year 1888.
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 Italy &Spain sign military covenant in the year 1888.
May 06 Emmanuel Celler, (Rep-D-NY, 1923-73) in the year 1888.
May 07 Edouard Lalo's opera "Le roi d'Ys," premieres in Paris in the year 1888.
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 on this day in history.
May 10 Max[imilian Raoul Walter] Steiner, Vienna, composer (Gone With Wind) in the year 1888.
May 11 In the year 1888 16th Preakness: F Littlefield aboard Refund wins in 2:49
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 Brazil abolishes slavery on this day in history.
May 13 In the year 1888 deWolf Hooper 1st recited "Casey at Bat"
May 13 In the year 1888 deWolf Hopper first recited "Casey at the Bat"
May 13 On this day in history princess Isabel of Brazil signs "Lei Auréa" abolishing slavery
May 14 14th Kentucky Derby: George Covington aboard MacBeth II wins in 2:38.00 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1888 cPR opens Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver British Columbia
May 16 On this day in history cPR opens Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
May 17 A P "Tich" Freeman, cricket leg-spinner (legend for Kent & England) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 Louis Durey, composer in the year 1888.
May 28 James Francis Thorpe, Shawnee OK, decathelete (Olympic-gold-1912) in the year 1888.
May 30 In the year 1888 james A Farley, postmaster general (1932-38)
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.