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Historical Events In 1888

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Jul 04   Theodor Storm, German judge/author (Schimmelreiter), dies at 70 in the year 1888.  

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

Jul 10   Giorgio De Chirico, Greece, Metaphysical painter (Soothsayer) in the year 1888.  

Jul 10   Rafael Hernando, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jul 11   On this day in history pennsylvania's Monongehela River rises 32' after 24 hour rainfall  

Jul 12   On this day in history tojohiko Kagawa, Japan, Christian-social reformer (Grain of Wheat)  

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

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

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

Jul 16   In the year 1888 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   Alexander Rosemeier, Indonesian/Dutch painter in the year 1888.  

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   Matthias J Scheeben, German theologist (Natur und Gnade), dies at 53 on this day in history.  

Jul 22   Raymond Chandler, Chic, mystery writer (Farewell My Lovely) in the year 1888.  

Jul 23   Gluyas Williams, SF, cartoonist (Fellows Citizen) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1888 arthur Richardson, Australian cricket batsman (20's)  

Jul 26   In the year 1888 m Jouhandeau, writer  

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

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

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

Aug 01   On this day in history vito Frazzi, composer  

Aug 02   On this day in history oscar Rasbach, composer  

Aug 04   On this day in history philip Greeley Clapp, composer  

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

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   John Garand, American inventor (d. 1974) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 04   In the year 1888 birth of arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12)  

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge)  

Jan 08   Richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.  

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

Feb 05   In the year 1888 anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49  

Feb 13   On this day in history death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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