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Historical Events In 1888

Tuesday, 05 July 2022

Aug 09   Charles Cros, French mathematician/chemist/poet, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

Aug 09   In the year 1888 hans Oster, German major general/spy/July 20th plotter  

Aug 10   Johanna E F G (Bachigaloupi) Tourniaire, actress (Saint Joan) in the year 1888.  

Aug 10   In the year 1888 nY Giant pitcher Tim Keefe sets a 19 game win streak record  

Aug 11   On this day in history california Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store)  

Aug 11   In the year 1888 owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh)  

Aug 12   In the year 1888 bertha, wife of inventor Karl Benz, makes 1st motor tour  

Aug 12   On this day in history bertha, wife of inventor Karl Benz, makes first motor tour  

Aug 12   In the year 1888 marion Lorne, Phila, actress (Strangers on a Train, Girl Rush)  

Aug 13   In the year 1888 john Logie Baird, Scotland, inventor (father of TV)  

Aug 15   On this day in history albert Spalding, composer  

Aug 15   On this day in history the birth of T.E Lawrence, 'Lawrence of Arabia'; soldier and author  

Aug 17   James Jameson, British nature investigator (Congo), dies in the year 1888.  

Aug 17   On this day in history monty Wooley, NYC, actor (Pied Piper, Man Who Came to Dinner)  

Aug 19   1st beauty contest (Spa, Belgium), 18 yr old West Indian wins in the year 1888.  

Aug 19   On this day in history first beauty contest (Spa, Belgium), 18 yr old West Indian wins  

Aug 19   On this day in history spencer F Baird, US biologist (Wood's Hole Station), dies at 65  

Aug 20   George Sklavos, composer in the year 1888.  

Aug 20   Longest US men's single tournament match Palmer Presbrey defeats T S Tailer, 19-21, 8-6, 6-1, 6-4, an 80-game 1st-round contest on this day in history.  

Aug 21   In the year 1888 simon Vissering, Dutch minister of Finance (1879-81), dies at 70  

Aug 21   On this day in history william Seward Burroughs patents adding machine  

Aug 22   Violet Farebrother, Grimsby England, actress (Downhill, Easy Virtue) in the year 1888.  

Aug 24   Rudolph J E Clausius, German physicist (thermodynamics), dies on this day in history.  

Aug 25   On this day in history 8th US Mens Tennis: Henry W Slocum Jr beats Howard A Taylor (64 61 60)  

Aug 25   Henry Slocum wins US Lawn Tennis Assn singles title in the year 1888.  

Aug 30   In the year 1888 lord Walsingham kills 1070 grouse in a single day  

Aug 31   First 'Jack the Ripper' victim discovered in Buck's Row, London on this day in history.  

Aug 31   On this day in history jack the Ripper claims his first victim as the body of Mary Ann Nicholls is found in London.  

Aug 31   Mary Ann Nicholls, a 42-year-old prostitute, was found stabbed to death in London, 1st of at least five murders by Jack the Ripper on this day in history.  

Aug 31   On this day in history north Canterbury, New Zealand a 7+ earthquake in northern Canterbury, some 100 kilometers from Christchurch, caused the partial collapse of the cathedral's spire  

Aug 31   Ramon de Basterra, Spanish writer/diplomat (La Obra de Trajano) in the year 1888.  

Sep 01   Dutch Railway Deventer-Almelo opens on this day in history.  

Sep 03   In the year 1888 east Africa Company political & commercial rights  

Sep 04   George Eastman patents 1st roll-film camera & registers "Kodak" 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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1888.  

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

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   In the year 1888 stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

Jan 29   Edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   In the year 1888 death of john Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815)  

Feb 05   Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49 in the year 1888.  

Feb 13   Jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814) died in the year 1888.  

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