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Historical Events In 1888

Wednesday, 19 January 2022

Apr 26   On this day in history 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 in the year 1888.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1888.  

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   On this day in history crouching start 1st used by Charles Sherrill of Yale  

May 13   Brazil abolishes slavery on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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) in the year 1888.  

May 21   May Aufderheide, composer on this day in history.  

May 22   On this day in history leroy Buffington patents a system to build skyscrapers  

May 23   In the year 1888 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   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   Jack Holt, US, golddigger/actor (Cat People, San Francisco, Brimstone) in the year 1888.  

Jun 01   In the year 1888 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 10   In the year 1888 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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77 in the year 1888.  

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

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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