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Historical Events In 1888

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

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   Old Kavallison, Congo: Stanley meet Emin Pasha on this day in history.  

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   Italy &Spain sign military covenant in the year 1888.  

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 on this day in history.  

May 07   On this day in history george Eastman patents "Kodak box camera"  

May 10   First colonial athletics championships are held at the NSW Amateur Athletics Association Cricket Ground in Sydney in the year 1888.  

May 10   In the year 1888 max[imilian Raoul Walter] Steiner, Vienna, composer (Gone With Wind)  

May 11   16th Preakness: F Littlefield aboard Refund wins in 2:49 in the year 1888.  

May 11   Irving Berlin, [Isadore Balin], Temum Siberia, composer (White Xmas) in the year 1888.  

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" on this day in history.  

May 13   DeWolf Hopper first recited "Casey at the Bat" in the year 1888.  

May 13   On this day in history 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   On this day in history miles Mander, Wolverhampton England, actor (Tower of London)  

May 15   Jean Wahl, French philosopher on this day in history.  

May 16   On this day in history cPR opens Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver British Columbia  

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

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   In the year 1888 leroy Buffington patents a system to build skyscrapers  

May 23   Adrian Roland Holst, Dutch poet (Raged & Tired) in the year 1888.  

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) in the year 1888.  

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) on this day in history.  

Jun 01   California gets its 1st seismograph on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1888 birth of arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12)  

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

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   Henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday in the year 1888.  

Jan 14   In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.  

Feb 05   Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   On this day in history death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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