Historical Events In 1888
Sunday, 05 July 2020
Apr 26 In the year 1888 aleksandr Mikhailov, USSR, astronomer
Apr 28 Henry DG Crerar, Canadian general (WW I/Italy/Netherland) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1888 italy &Spain sign military covenant
May 06 Emmanuel Celler, (Rep-D-NY, 1923-73) on this day in history.
May 07 In the year 1888 edouard Lalo's opera "Le roi d'Ys," premieres in Paris
May 07 George Eastman patents "Kodak box camera" on this day in history.
May 10 On this day in history first colonial athletics championships are held at the NSW Amateur Athletics Association Cricket Ground in Sydney.
May 10 On this day in history 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 In the year 1888 irving Berlin, [Isadore Balin], Temum Siberia, composer (White Xmas)
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 On this day in history deWolf Hooper 1st recited "Casey at Bat"
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 in the year 1888.
May 14 Miles Mander, Wolverhampton England, actor (Tower of London) on this day in history.
May 15 On this day in history jean Wahl, French philosopher
May 16 CPR opens Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver British Columbia on this day in history.
May 16 CPR opens Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, BC in the year 1888.
May 17 On this day in history a P "Tich" Freeman, cricket leg-spinner (legend for Kent & England)
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 Adrian Roland Holst, Dutch poet (Raged & Tired) in the year 1888.
May 25 Miles Malleson, writer/actor (Phantom of Opera, Postman's Knock) in the year 1888.
May 27 In the year 1888 louis Durey, composer
May 28 In the year 1888 james Francis Thorpe, Shawnee OK, decathelete (Olympic-gold-1912)
May 30 James A Farley, postmaster general (1932-38) in the year 1888.
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