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Historical Events In 1888

Friday, 18 June 2021

Jun 01   In the year 1888 california gets its first seismograph  

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

Jun 03   Cark Reidel, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1888.  

Jun 05   Democrats nominate Grover Cleveland for president on this day in history.  

Jun 05   On this day in history 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 in the year 1888.  

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   On this day in history carel Vosmaer, art historian/poet/editor (Neth Spectator), dies at 62  

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   Fernando A Nogueira de Seabra Pessoa, Portuguese poet on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1888 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 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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 04   On this day in history 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   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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Grock, Switzerland, clown was born on this day in history.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   John Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815) died on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49  

Feb 13   On this day in history death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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