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Historical Events In 1888

Saturday, 25 May 2019

Apr 26   Aleksandr Mikhailov, USSR, astronomer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 30   John Crowe Ransom, US poet/critic (God Without Thunder) in the year 1888.  

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

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

May 06   In the year 1888 emmanuel Celler, (Rep-D-NY, 1923-73)  

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

May 07   In the year 1888 george Eastman patents "Kodak box camera"  

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

May 10   In the year 1888 max[imilian Raoul Walter] Steiner, Vienna, composer (Gone With Wind)  

May 11   16th Preakness: F Littlefield aboard Refund wins in 2:49 on this day in history.  

May 11   On this day in history irving Berlin, [Isadore Balin], Temum Siberia, composer (White Xmas)  

May 12   In the year 1888 crouching start 1st used by Charles Sherrill of Yale  

May 13   On this day in history brazil abolishes slavery  

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

May 13   In the year 1888 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   Jean Wahl, French philosopher on this day in history.  

May 16   In the year 1888 cPR opens Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver British Columbia  

May 16   In the year 1888 cPR opens Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, BC  

May 17   On this day in history 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   Adrian Roland Holst, Dutch poet (Raged & Tired) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history james Francis Thorpe, Shawnee OK, decathelete (Olympic-gold-1912)  

May 30   James A Farley, postmaster general (1932-38) on this day in history.  

May 31   Jack Holt, US, golddigger/actor (Cat People, San Francisco, Brimstone) on this day in history.  

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   John Garand, American inventor (d. 1974) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 04   Arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge)  

Jan 08   Richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 08   Matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1888 birth of emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)  

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 on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1888

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   On this day in history henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday  

Jan 14   Stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1888.  

Jan 21   In the year 1888 stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

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

Jan 30   In the year 1888 asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77  

Jan 31   John Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815) died in the year 1888.  

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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