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Historical Events In 1888

Sunday, 26 January 2020

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

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

Jun 03   On this day in history cark Reidel, composer, dies at 60  

Jun 05   Democrats nominate Grover Cleveland for president in the year 1888.  

Jun 05   Raden Mas Nato Suroto, Indonesia, poet (Melatiknoppen) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 09   On this day in history 22nd Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Sir Dixon wins in 2:40.25  

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   Carel Vosmaer, art historian/poet/editor (Neth Spectator), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jun 13   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jun 15   In the year 1888 frederik III NK van Hohenzollern, German Emperor/king of Prussia, dies  

Jun 15   In the year 1888 ramon Lopez Velarde, Mexican poet (La Sangre Devota)  

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

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

Jun 17   On this day in history bernhard van den Sigtenhorst Meyer, composer  

Jun 18   Margarita Xirgu, Barcelona Spain, actress (Bloody Wedding) in the year 1888.  

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

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

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

Jun 24   On this day in history 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   On this day in history george Challenor, cricketer (pioneering West Indian batsman)  

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

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   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   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 in the year 1888.  

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 in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history 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   Stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1888.  

Jan 21   Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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   Jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814) died on this day in history.  

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