Historical Events In 1888
Wednesday, 08 April 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 On this day in history old Kavallison, Congo: Stanley meet Emin Pasha
Apr 30 On this day in history hail stones kills about 250 in Moradabad district of Delhi
Apr 30 On this day in history john Crowe Ransom, US poet/critic (God Without Thunder)
May 04 Italy & Spain sign military covenant on this day in history.
May 04 In the year 1888 italy &Spain sign military covenant
May 06 On this day in history 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 George Eastman patents "Kodak box camera" on this day in history.
May 10 In the year 1888 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 In the year 1888 16th Preakness: F Littlefield aboard Refund wins in 2:49
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 on this day in history.
May 13 On this day in history brazil abolishes slavery
May 13 DeWolf Hooper 1st recited "Casey at Bat" on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
May 14 In the year 1888 miles Mander, Wolverhampton England, actor (Tower of London)
May 15 Jean Wahl, French philosopher in the year 1888.
May 16 CPR opens Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver British Columbia in the year 1888.
May 16 In the year 1888 cPR opens Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
May 17 In the year 1888 a P "Tich" Freeman, cricket leg-spinner (legend for Kent & England)
May 21 May Aufderheide, composer on this day in history.
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 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 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.