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Historical Events In 1888

Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Jun 01   California gets its first seismograph in the year 1888.  

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   On this day in history democrats nominate Grover Cleveland for president  

Jun 05   Raden Mas Nato Suroto, Indonesia, poet (Melatiknoppen) in the year 1888.  

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) in the year 1888.  

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

Jun 13   In the year 1888 congress creates Department of Labor  

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

Jun 13   On this day in history fernando A Nogueira de Seabra Pessoa, Portuguese poet  

Jun 15   In the year 1888 frederik III NK van Hohenzollern, German Emperor/king of Prussia, dies  

Jun 15   In the year 1888 ramon Lopez Velarde, Mexican poet (La Sangre Devota)  

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   Bernhard van den Sigtenhorst Meyer, composer on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 20   Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Libertas on this day in history.  

Jun 23   In the year 1888 anna Achmatova, [AA Gorenko], Russian conductor (Tsjetki)  

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

Jun 23   Frederick Douglass is 1st African-American nominated for president in the year 1888.  

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

Jun 25   Republican Convention, in Chicago, nominates Benjamin Harrison on this day in history.  

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

Jun 28   In the year 1888 george Challenor, cricketer (pioneering West Indian batsman)  

Jun 29   On this day in history 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   NY Giant pitcher Rube Marquard ties record of 19 game win-streak on this day in history.  

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

Jul 04   In the year 1888 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge)  

Jan 08   Richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   Chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed) was born in the year 1888.  

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   In the year 1888 stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

Jan 21   In the year 1888 stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   In the year 1888 death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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