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Historical Events In 1888

Monday, 19 April 2021

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 11   Carl Schmitt, German nazi-lawyer (Verfassungslehre) in the year 1888.  

Jul 11   In the year 1888 pennsylvania's Monongehela River rises 32' after 24 hour rainfall  

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

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

Jul 16   Frits Zernike, invented phase-contrast microscope (Nobel 1953) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 18   On this day in history alexander Rosemeier, Indonesian/Dutch painter  

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

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

Jul 21   Matthias J Scheeben, German theologist (Natur und Gnade), dies at 53 in the year 1888.  

Jul 22   On this day in history raymond Chandler, Chic, mystery writer (Farewell My Lovely)  

Jul 23   Gluyas Williams, SF, cartoonist (Fellows Citizen) in the year 1888.  

Jul 23   John Boyd Dunlop, applies to patent pneumatic tire in the year 1888.  

Jul 23   On this day in history the birth of Raymond Chandler, American author  

Jul 24   Arthur Richardson, Australian cricket batsman (20's) on this day in history.  

Jul 26   M Jouhandeau, writer in the year 1888.  

Jul 27   Philip Pratt unveils 1st electric automobile on this day in history.  

Jul 29   Niles Welch, Hartford CT, actor (Cornered) in the year 1888.  

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   Philip Greeley Clapp, composer on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1888 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   John Garand, American inventor (d. 1974) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972)  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of grock, Switzerland, clown  

Jan 11   Chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 29   On this day in history edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75  

Jan 30   In the year 1888 asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77  

Jan 31   John Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815) died in the year 1888.  

Feb 05   On this day in history anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49  

Feb 13   In the year 1888 death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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