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Historical Events In 1888

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

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

Jun 03   In the year 1888 "Casey at the Bat" published (SF Examiner)  

Jun 03   In the year 1888 cark Reidel, composer, dies at 60  

Jun 05   On this day in history democrats nominate Grover Cleveland for president  

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

Jun 08   In the year 1888 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   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   Carel Vosmaer, art historian/poet/editor (Neth Spectator), dies at 62 in the year 1888.  

Jun 13   Congress creates Department of Labor on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   Wilhelm II becomes emperor of Germany on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history cesare Dominiceti, composer, dies at 66  

Jun 20   Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Libertas in the year 1888.  

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

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

Jun 23   In the year 1888 frederick Douglass is 1st African-American nominated for president  

Jun 24   Gerrit T Rietveld, Dutch architect (Juliana Hall, Sonsbeek Pavillion) in the year 1888.  

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

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   NY Giant pitcher Rube Marquard ties record of 19 game win-streak in the year 1888.  

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

Jul 04   Henry Armetta, Italian/US actor (Bell for Adano, Big Store) in the year 1888.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1888 henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday  

Jan 14   On this day in history 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   In the year 1888 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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