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Historical Events In 1888

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Apr 26   In the year 1888 aleksandr Mikhailov, USSR, astronomer  

Apr 28   In the year 1888 henry DG Crerar, Canadian general (WW I/Italy/Netherland)  

Apr 29   In the year 1888 old Kavallison, Congo: Stanley meet Emin Pasha  

Apr 30   In the year 1888 hail stones kills about 250 in Moradabad district of Delhi  

Apr 30   On this day in history john Crowe Ransom, US poet/critic (God Without Thunder)  

May 04   In the year 1888 italy & Spain sign military covenant  

May 04   Italy &Spain sign military covenant in the year 1888.  

May 06   In the year 1888 emmanuel Celler, (Rep-D-NY, 1923-73)  

May 07   In the year 1888 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   In the year 1888 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   Irving Berlin, [Isadore Balin], Temum Siberia, composer (White Xmas) on this day in history.  

May 12   In the year 1888 crouching start 1st used by Charles Sherrill of Yale  

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1888.  

May 16   CPR opens Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver British Columbia in the year 1888.  

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

May 17   On this day in history a P "Tich" Freeman, cricket leg-spinner (legend for Kent & England)  

May 21   May Aufderheide, composer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history miles Malleson, writer/actor (Phantom of Opera, Postman's Knock)  

May 27   Louis Durey, composer on this day in history.  

May 28   On this day in history james Francis Thorpe, Shawnee OK, decathelete (Olympic-gold-1912)  

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) in the year 1888.  

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   John Garand, American inventor (d. 1974) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1888 birth of emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of grock, Switzerland, clown  

Jan 11   Chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1888

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   On this day in history henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday  

Jan 14   Stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 29   Edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75 in the year 1888.  

Jan 30   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49  

Feb 13   Jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814) died in the year 1888.  

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