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Historical Events In 1888

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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

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

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

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

Jun 09   Adrian Grigor'yevich Shaposhnikov, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 10   In the year 1888 leo Weismantel, German writer (Der Reiter der Apocalypse)  

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

Jun 13   In the year 1888 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   On this day in history ramon Lopez Velarde, Mexican poet (La Sangre Devota)  

Jun 15   Wilhelm II becomes emperor of Germany in the year 1888.  

Jun 16   Bobby Clark, vaudevillan (World's funniest circus clown) on this day in history.  

Jun 17   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 23   Anna Achmatova, [AA Gorenko], Russian conductor (Tsjetki) on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 27   In the year 1888 antoinette Perry, American theater director (d. 1946}  

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

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

Jul 02   On this day in history selman Waksman, Russ/US microbiologist (Nobel 1951)  

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 in the year 1888.  

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   In the year 1888 birth of john Garand, American inventor (d. 1974)  

Jan 04   Arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   In the year 1888 asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77  

Jan 31   In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.  

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

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