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Historical Events In 1888

Friday, 19 July 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   Cark Reidel, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1888.  

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

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

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 in the year 1888.  

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   Frederik III NK van Hohenzollern, German Emperor/king of Prussia, dies in the year 1888.  

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

Jun 15   In the year 1888 wilhelm II becomes emperor of Germany  

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

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

Jun 18   In the year 1888 margarita Xirgu, Barcelona Spain, actress (Bloody Wedding)  

Jun 20   Cesare Dominiceti, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jun 20   In the year 1888 pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Libertas  

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

Jun 23   Emil Naumann, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.  

Jun 23   Frederick Douglass is 1st African-American nominated for president on this day in history.  

Jun 24   On this day in history gerrit T Rietveld, Dutch architect (Juliana Hall, Sonsbeek Pavillion)  

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   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   In the year 1888 nY Giant pitcher Rube Marquard ties record of 19 game win-streak  

Jul 04   In the year 1888 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   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   On this day in history birth of john Garand, American inventor (d. 1974)  

Jan 04   Arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12) was born in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history 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 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   On this day in history 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   Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1888.  

Jan 29   In the year 1888 edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75  

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

Jan 31   In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.  

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