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Historical Events In 1888

Thursday, 21 January 2021

Apr 26   Aleksandr Mikhailov, USSR, astronomer in the year 1888.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Italy &Spain sign military covenant on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

May 11   In the year 1888 irving Berlin, [Isadore Balin], Temum Siberia, composer (White Xmas)  

May 12   On this day in history crouching start 1st used by Charles Sherrill of Yale  

May 13   In the year 1888 brazil abolishes slavery  

May 13   In the year 1888 deWolf Hooper 1st recited "Casey at Bat"  

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

May 13   Princess Isabel of Brazil signs "Lei Auréa" abolishing slavery on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history jean Wahl, French philosopher  

May 16   In the year 1888 cPR opens Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver British Columbia  

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

May 17   In the year 1888 a P "Tich" Freeman, cricket leg-spinner (legend for Kent & England)  

May 21   In the year 1888 may Aufderheide, composer  

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   Miles Malleson, writer/actor (Phantom of Opera, Postman's Knock) in the year 1888.  

May 27   On this day in history louis Durey, composer  

May 28   James Francis Thorpe, Shawnee OK, decathelete (Olympic-gold-1912) on this day in history.  

May 30   James A Farley, postmaster general (1932-38) on this day in history.  

May 31   Jack Holt, US, golddigger/actor (Cat People, San Francisco, Brimstone) in the year 1888.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1888 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   In the year 1888 birth of chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed)  

Famous Deaths In 1888

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   In the year 1888 henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday  

Jan 14   On this day in history stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

Jan 21   On this day in history stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

Jan 29   In the year 1888 edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75  

Jan 30   In the year 1888 asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77  

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 in the year 1888.  

Feb 13   In the year 1888 death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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