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Historical Events In 1888

Wednesday, 08 April 2020

Apr 26   On this day in history aleksandr Mikhailov, USSR, astronomer  

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

Apr 29   On this day in history old Kavallison, Congo: Stanley meet Emin Pasha  

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   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) in the year 1888.  

May 11   In the year 1888 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   On this day in history brazil abolishes slavery  

May 13   DeWolf Hooper 1st recited "Casey at Bat" on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1888.  

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

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

May 17   In the year 1888 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   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   On this day in history louis Durey, composer  

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   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   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 in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1888 birth of grock, Switzerland, clown  

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   In the year 1888 stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

Jan 21   Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 30   On this day in history asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77  

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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