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Historical Events In 1888

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Jun 01   On this day in history california gets its first seismograph  

Jun 03   "Casey at the Bat" published (SF Examiner) on this day in history.  

Jun 03   Cark Reidel, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jun 05   In the year 1888 democrats nominate Grover Cleveland for president  

Jun 05   Raden Mas Nato Suroto, Indonesia, poet (Melatiknoppen) on this day in history.  

Jun 08   On this day in history poul Julius Ouscher Schierbeck, composer  

Jun 09   22nd Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Sir Dixon wins in 2:40.25 on this day in history.  

Jun 09   In the year 1888 adrian Grigor'yevich Shaposhnikov, composer  

Jun 10   Leo Weismantel, German writer (Der Reiter der Apocalypse) on this day in history.  

Jun 12   On this day in history carel Vosmaer, art historian/poet/editor (Neth Spectator), dies at 62  

Jun 13   On this day in history congress creates Department of Labor  

Jun 13   In the year 1888 congress creates the Department of Labor  

Jun 13   Fernando A Nogueira de Seabra Pessoa, Portuguese poet in the year 1888.  

Jun 15   On this day in history frederik III NK van Hohenzollern, German Emperor/king of Prussia, dies  

Jun 15   Ramon Lopez Velarde, Mexican poet (La Sangre Devota) on this day in history.  

Jun 15   On this day in history wilhelm II becomes emperor of Germany  

Jun 16   Bobby Clark, vaudevillan (World's funniest circus clown) in the year 1888.  

Jun 17   In the year 1888 bernhard van den Sigtenhorst Meyer, composer  

Jun 18   Margarita Xirgu, Barcelona Spain, actress (Bloody Wedding) in the year 1888.  

Jun 20   Cesare Dominiceti, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1888.  

Jun 20   In the year 1888 pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Libertas  

Jun 23   On this day in history anna Achmatova, [AA Gorenko], Russian conductor (Tsjetki)  

Jun 23   On this day in history emil Naumann, composer, dies at 60  

Jun 23   Frederick Douglass is 1st African-American nominated for president on this day in history.  

Jun 24   On this day in history gerrit T Rietveld, Dutch architect (Juliana Hall, Sonsbeek Pavillion)  

Jun 25   On this day in history republican Convention, in Chicago, nominates Benjamin Harrison  

Jun 27   On this day in history antoinette Perry, American theater director (d. 1946}  

Jun 28   George Challenor, cricketer (pioneering West Indian batsman) on this day in history.  

Jun 29   First (known) recording of classical music made, Handel's Israel in Egypt on wax cylinder on this day in history.  

Jul 02   Selman Waksman, Russ/US microbiologist (Nobel 1951) in the year 1888.  

Jul 03   In the year 1888 nY Giant pitcher Rube Marquard ties record of 19 game win-streak  

Jul 04   1st organized rodeo competition held, Prescott, Ariz on this day in history.  

Jul 04   In the year 1888 henry Armetta, Italian/US actor (Bell for Adano, Big Store)  

Jul 04   The first organized rodeo competition held, Prescott, Ariz in the year 1888.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1888

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of john Garand, American inventor (d. 1974)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12)  

Jan 08   Matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge) was born in the year 1888.  

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   Emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks) was born in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history 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   Henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 30   Asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77 in the year 1888.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814) died on this day in history.  

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