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Historical Events In 1888

Monday, 27 May 2019

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

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

Jun 03   On this day in history cark Reidel, composer, dies at 60  

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

Jun 05   In the year 1888 raden Mas Nato Suroto, Indonesia, poet (Melatiknoppen)  

Jun 08   Poul Julius Ouscher Schierbeck, composer on this day in history.  

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

Jun 09   On this day in history adrian Grigor'yevich Shaposhnikov, composer  

Jun 10   Leo Weismantel, German writer (Der Reiter der Apocalypse) in the year 1888.  

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   Congress creates the Department of Labor on this day in history.  

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

Jun 15   Frederik III NK van Hohenzollern, German Emperor/king of Prussia, dies on this day in history.  

Jun 15   Ramon Lopez Velarde, Mexican poet (La Sangre Devota) in the year 1888.  

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

Jun 16   In the year 1888 bobby Clark, vaudevillan (World's funniest circus clown)  

Jun 17   Bernhard van den Sigtenhorst Meyer, composer in the year 1888.  

Jun 18   On this day in history margarita Xirgu, Barcelona Spain, actress (Bloody Wedding)  

Jun 20   Cesare Dominiceti, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jun 20   On this day in history pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Libertas  

Jun 23   Anna Achmatova, [AA Gorenko], Russian conductor (Tsjetki) in the year 1888.  

Jun 23   Emil Naumann, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jun 23   On this day in history frederick Douglass is 1st African-American nominated for president  

Jun 24   In the year 1888 gerrit T Rietveld, Dutch architect (Juliana Hall, Sonsbeek Pavillion)  

Jun 25   Republican Convention, in Chicago, nominates Benjamin Harrison in the year 1888.  

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   In the year 1888 first (known) recording of classical music made, Handel's Israel in Egypt on wax cylinder.  

Jul 02   In the year 1888 selman Waksman, Russ/US microbiologist (Nobel 1951)  

Jul 03   On this day in history nY Giant pitcher Rube Marquard ties record of 19 game win-streak  

Jul 04   In the year 1888 1st organized rodeo competition held, Prescott, Ariz  

Jul 04   On this day in history henry Armetta, Italian/US actor (Bell for Adano, Big Store)  

Jul 04   In the year 1888 the first organized rodeo competition held, Prescott, Ariz  

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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 in the year 1888.  

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   Richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 08   Matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 10   Emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks) was born in the year 1888.  

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   Henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday in the year 1888.  

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

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   On this day in history asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77  

Jan 31   On this day in history death of john Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815)  

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 in the year 1888.  

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