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Historical Events In 1888

Thursday, 15 November 2018

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

Apr 28   Henry DG Crerar, Canadian general (WW I/Italy/Netherland) in the year 1888.  

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   In the year 1888 john Crowe Ransom, US poet/critic (God Without Thunder)  

May 04   On this day in history italy & Spain sign military covenant  

May 04   On this day in history italy &Spain sign military covenant  

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 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) on this day in history.  

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

May 11   Irving Berlin, [Isadore Balin], Temum Siberia, composer (White Xmas) on this day in history.  

May 12   Crouching start 1st used by Charles Sherrill of Yale in the year 1888.  

May 13   In the year 1888 brazil abolishes slavery  

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

May 13   On this day in history deWolf Hopper first recited "Casey at the Bat"  

May 13   In the year 1888 princess Isabel of Brazil signs "Lei Auréa" abolishing slavery  

May 14   In the year 1888 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   Jean Wahl, French philosopher in the year 1888.  

May 16   CPR opens Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver British Columbia on this day in history.  

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   May Aufderheide, composer on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

May 27   Louis Durey, composer in the year 1888.  

May 28   On this day in history 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972)  

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

Jan 10   Emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks) was born in the year 1888.  

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 in the year 1888.  

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   Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1888.  

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   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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