Historical Events In 1888
Monday, 16 September 2019
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 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 In the year 1888 edouard Lalo's opera "Le roi d'Ys," premieres in Paris
May 07 George Eastman patents "Kodak box camera" in the year 1888.
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) on this day in history.
May 11 On this day in history 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 In the year 1888 brazil abolishes slavery
May 13 In the year 1888 deWolf Hooper 1st recited "Casey at Bat"
May 13 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
May 16 CPR opens Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, BC in the year 1888.
May 17 A P "Tich" Freeman, cricket leg-spinner (legend for Kent & England) on this day in history.
May 21 May Aufderheide, composer on this day in history.
May 22 In the year 1888 leroy Buffington patents a system to build skyscrapers
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 Louis Durey, composer on this day in history.
May 28 James Francis Thorpe, Shawnee OK, decathelete (Olympic-gold-1912) on this day in history.
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.