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Historical Events In 1888

Monday, 30 March 2020

Jun 01   California gets its first seismograph on this day in history.  

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

Jun 03   Cark Reidel, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 05   In the year 1888 raden Mas Nato Suroto, Indonesia, poet (Melatiknoppen)  

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 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) 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   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   Frederik III NK van Hohenzollern, German Emperor/king of Prussia, dies on this day in history.  

Jun 15   Ramon Lopez Velarde, Mexican poet (La Sangre Devota) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 16   On this day in history bobby Clark, vaudevillan (World's funniest circus clown)  

Jun 17   In the year 1888 bernhard van den Sigtenhorst Meyer, composer  

Jun 18   Margarita Xirgu, Barcelona Spain, actress (Bloody Wedding) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1888 emil Naumann, composer, dies at 60  

Jun 23   On this day in history frederick Douglass is 1st African-American nominated for president  

Jun 24   Gerrit T Rietveld, Dutch architect (Juliana Hall, Sonsbeek Pavillion) on this day in history.  

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

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

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   Selman Waksman, Russ/US microbiologist (Nobel 1951) in the year 1888.  

Jul 03   On this day in history nY Giant pitcher Rube Marquard ties record of 19 game win-streak  

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

Jul 04   On this day in history henry Armetta, Italian/US actor (Bell for Adano, Big Store)  

Jul 04   The first organized rodeo competition held, Prescott, Ariz on this day in history.  

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

Jan 30   On this day in history 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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