Historical Events In 1888
Saturday, 23 March 2019
Apr 26 Aleksandr Mikhailov, USSR, astronomer on this day in history.
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 in the year 1888.
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 In the year 1888 italy &Spain sign military covenant
May 06 In the year 1888 emmanuel Celler, (Rep-D-NY, 1923-73)
May 07 On this day in history edouard Lalo's opera "Le roi d'Ys," premieres in Paris
May 07 In the year 1888 george Eastman patents "Kodak box camera"
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 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 In the year 1888 crouching start 1st used by Charles Sherrill of Yale
May 13 Brazil abolishes slavery on this day in history.
May 13 On this day in history deWolf Hooper 1st recited "Casey at Bat"
May 13 In the year 1888 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 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 on this day in history.
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) in the year 1888.
May 21 May Aufderheide, composer in the year 1888.
May 22 Leroy Buffington patents a system to build skyscrapers in the year 1888.
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 In the year 1888 james Francis Thorpe, Shawnee OK, decathelete (Olympic-gold-1912)
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.