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Historical Events In 1888

Sunday, 24 March 2019

Jul 04   Theodor Storm, German judge/author (Schimmelreiter), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

Jul 06   Annette Kellerman, Sydney Australia, swimmer (Million Dollar Mermaid) in the year 1888.  

Jul 10   On this day in history giorgio De Chirico, Greece, Metaphysical painter (Soothsayer)  

Jul 10   On this day in history rafael Hernando, composer, dies at 66  

Jul 11   In the year 1888 118ø F (48ø C), Bennett, Colorado (state record)  

Jul 11   118F (48C), Bennett, Colorado (state record) on this day in history.  

Jul 11   On this day in history carl Schmitt, German nazi-lawyer (Verfassungslehre)  

Jul 11   Pennsylvania's Monongehela River rises 32' after 24 hour rainfall on this day in history.  

Jul 12   In the year 1888 tojohiko Kagawa, Japan, Christian-social reformer (Grain of Wheat)  

Jul 13   In the year 1888 fernando A N de Seabra Pessoa, Portuguese poet (Mensagem)  

Jul 15   Bandai volcano (Japan) erupts for 1st time in 1,000 years on this day in history.  

Jul 15   Bandai volcano (Japan) erupts for first time in 1,000 years in the year 1888.  

Jul 16   On this day in history frits Zernike, invented phase-contrast microscope (Nobel 1953)  

Jul 17   Shmuel Agnon, Israel, novelist (Day Before Yesterday-Nobel 1966) on this day in history.  

Jul 18   In the year 1888 alexander Rosemeier, Indonesian/Dutch painter  

Jul 19   On this day in history eugene Jungers, Belgian governor of Rwanda Urundi  

Jul 20   On this day in history henri Braekeleer, Flemish painter, dies  

Jul 21   In the year 1888 matthias J Scheeben, German theologist (Natur und Gnade), dies at 53  

Jul 22   In the year 1888 raymond Chandler, Chic, mystery writer (Farewell My Lovely)  

Jul 23   In the year 1888 gluyas Williams, SF, cartoonist (Fellows Citizen)  

Jul 23   In the year 1888 john Boyd Dunlop, applies to patent pneumatic tire  

Jul 23   In the year 1888 the birth of Raymond Chandler, American author  

Jul 24   Arthur Richardson, Australian cricket batsman (20's) in the year 1888.  

Jul 26   On this day in history m Jouhandeau, writer  

Jul 27   In the year 1888 philip Pratt unveils 1st electric automobile  

Jul 29   On this day in history niles Welch, Hartford CT, actor (Cornered)  

Jul 30   In the year 1888 raden Sutomo, Indonesian freedom fighter  

Aug 01   On this day in history vito Frazzi, composer  

Aug 02   In the year 1888 oscar Rasbach, composer  

Aug 04   Philip Greeley Clapp, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 05   Victor Francen, Belgium, actor (J'Acusse, San Antonio) on this day in history.  

Aug 07   On this day in history patent for revolving door granted  

Aug 07   On this day in history theophilus Van Kannel of Phila patents revolving door  

Aug 08   On this day in history friedrich Wilhelm Jahns, composer, dies at 79  

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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   In the year 1888 birth of arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12)  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge)  

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972)  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960)  

Jan 10   In the year 1888 birth of emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)  

Jan 10   Grock, Switzerland, clown was born in the year 1888.  

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   In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.  

Jan 29   Edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75 in the year 1888.  

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 in the year 1888.  

Feb 05   Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814) died on this day in history.  

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