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Historical Events In 1888

Monday, 20 May 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) on this day in history.  

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

Jul 11   Carl Schmitt, German nazi-lawyer (Verfassungslehre) on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

Jul 13   Fernando A N de Seabra Pessoa, Portuguese poet (Mensagem) in the year 1888.  

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 in the year 1888.  

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

Jul 17   On this day in history shmuel Agnon, Israel, novelist (Day Before Yesterday-Nobel 1966)  

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

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

Jul 20   Henri Braekeleer, Flemish painter, dies in the year 1888.  

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

Jul 24   On this day in history arthur Richardson, Australian cricket batsman (20's)  

Jul 26   M Jouhandeau, writer in the year 1888.  

Jul 27   Philip Pratt unveils 1st electric automobile in the year 1888.  

Jul 29   Niles Welch, Hartford CT, actor (Cornered) on this day in history.  

Jul 30   On this day in history raden Sutomo, Indonesian freedom fighter  

Aug 01   In the year 1888 vito Frazzi, composer  

Aug 02   Oscar Rasbach, composer on this day in history.  

Aug 04   In the year 1888 philip Greeley Clapp, composer  

Aug 05   Victor Francen, Belgium, actor (J'Acusse, San Antonio) in the year 1888.  

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

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

Aug 08   Friedrich Wilhelm Jahns, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1888.  

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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   On this day in history 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   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   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   In the year 1888 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   Henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

Jan 21   On this day in history stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

Jan 29   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1888 death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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