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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1888

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1888 birth of john Garand, American inventor (d. 1974)  

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

Jan 08   Matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960)  

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   On this day in history stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

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

Jan 29   In the year 1888 edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75  

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

Jan 31   John Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815) died on this day in history.  

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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