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Historical Events In 1888

Friday, 17 January 2020

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   In the year 1888 giorgio De Chirico, Greece, Metaphysical painter (Soothsayer)  

Jul 10   Rafael Hernando, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1888.  

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

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

Jul 11   In the year 1888 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   Tojohiko Kagawa, Japan, Christian-social reformer (Grain of Wheat) in the year 1888.  

Jul 13   On this day in history fernando A N de Seabra Pessoa, Portuguese poet (Mensagem)  

Jul 15   In the year 1888 bandai volcano (Japan) erupts for 1st time in 1,000 years  

Jul 15   On this day in history bandai volcano (Japan) erupts for first time in 1,000 years  

Jul 16   Frits Zernike, invented phase-contrast microscope (Nobel 1953) in the year 1888.  

Jul 17   In the year 1888 shmuel Agnon, Israel, novelist (Day Before Yesterday-Nobel 1966)  

Jul 18   Alexander Rosemeier, Indonesian/Dutch painter on this day in history.  

Jul 19   Eugene Jungers, Belgian governor of Rwanda Urundi in the year 1888.  

Jul 20   In the year 1888 henri Braekeleer, Flemish painter, dies  

Jul 21   On this day in history 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   On this day in history gluyas Williams, SF, cartoonist (Fellows Citizen)  

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

Jul 23   The birth of Raymond Chandler, American author on this day in history.  

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   Raden Sutomo, Indonesian freedom fighter on this day in history.  

Aug 01   Vito Frazzi, composer in the year 1888.  

Aug 02   In the year 1888 oscar Rasbach, composer  

Aug 04   In the year 1888 philip Greeley Clapp, composer  

Aug 05   In the year 1888 victor Francen, Belgium, actor (J'Acusse, San Antonio)  

Aug 07   Patent for revolving door granted on this day in history.  

Aug 07   Theophilus Van Kannel of Phila patents revolving door on this day in history.  

Aug 08   Friedrich Wilhelm Jahns, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.  

Jan 31   John Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815) died on this day in history.  

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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