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Historical Events In 1888

Wednesday, 15 July 2020

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 05   On this day in history democrats nominate Grover Cleveland for president  

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   In the year 1888 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   On this day in history leo Weismantel, German writer (Der Reiter der Apocalypse)  

Jun 12   Carel Vosmaer, art historian/poet/editor (Neth Spectator), dies at 62 in the year 1888.  

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   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) in the year 1888.  

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

Jun 16   Bobby Clark, vaudevillan (World's funniest circus clown) in the year 1888.  

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

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

Jun 20   Cesare Dominiceti, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1888.  

Jun 20   Pope Leo XIII publishes encyclical Libertas on this day in history.  

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

Jun 23   Emil Naumann, composer, dies at 60 in the year 1888.  

Jun 23   Frederick Douglass is 1st African-American nominated for president in the year 1888.  

Jun 24   Gerrit T Rietveld, Dutch architect (Juliana Hall, Sonsbeek Pavillion) in the year 1888.  

Jun 25   In the year 1888 republican Convention, in Chicago, nominates Benjamin Harrison  

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

Jun 28   George Challenor, cricketer (pioneering West Indian batsman) in the year 1888.  

Jun 29   First (known) recording of classical music made, Handel's Israel in Egypt on wax cylinder in the year 1888.  

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

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

Jan 08   Matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge) was born in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960)  

Jan 10   Emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks) was born in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 11   Chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed) was born in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 21   In the year 1888 stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

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   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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