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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.  

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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   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   In the year 1888 birth of richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972)  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960)  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)  

Jan 10   Grock, Switzerland, clown was born in the year 1888.  

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   Stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1888.  

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   Jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814) died in the year 1888.  

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