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Historical Events In 1888

Saturday, 23 March 2019

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

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   Democrats nominate Grover Cleveland for president on this day in history.  

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

Jun 08   Poul Julius Ouscher Schierbeck, composer in the year 1888.  

Jun 09   22nd Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Sir Dixon wins in 2:40.25 in the year 1888.  

Jun 09   On this day in history 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   In the year 1888 congress creates Department of Labor  

Jun 13   Congress creates the Department of Labor in the year 1888.  

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) in the year 1888.  

Jun 15   Wilhelm II becomes emperor of Germany on this day in history.  

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

Jun 17   Bernhard van den Sigtenhorst Meyer, composer on this day in history.  

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   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   In the year 1888 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   Antoinette Perry, American theater director (d. 1946} in the year 1888.  

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   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 in the year 1888.  

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

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

Jan 08   Matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1888 birth of emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)  

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   On this day in history henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday  

Jan 14   In the year 1888 stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

Jan 21   On this day in history stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

Jan 29   On this day in history edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75  

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

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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