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Historical Events In 1888

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

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

Aug 09   Hans Oster, German major general/spy/July 20th plotter in the year 1888.  

Aug 10   In the year 1888 johanna E F G (Bachigaloupi) Tourniaire, actress (Saint Joan)  

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

Aug 11   California Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store) on this day in history.  

Aug 11   On this day in history owen Nares, actor-manager (Maiden Erleigh)  

Aug 12   On this day in history bertha, wife of inventor Karl Benz, makes 1st motor tour  

Aug 12   Bertha, wife of inventor Karl Benz, makes first motor tour in the year 1888.  

Aug 12   On this day in history marion Lorne, Phila, actress (Strangers on a Train, Girl Rush)  

Aug 13   John Logie Baird, Scotland, inventor (father of TV) on this day in history.  

Aug 15   Albert Spalding, composer on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Aug 17   Monty Wooley, NYC, actor (Pied Piper, Man Who Came to Dinner) on this day in history.  

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   Spencer F Baird, US biologist (Wood's Hole Station), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Aug 20   George Sklavos, composer in the year 1888.  

Aug 20   In the year 1888 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  

Aug 21   On this day in history simon Vissering, Dutch minister of Finance (1879-81), dies at 70  

Aug 21   William Seward Burroughs patents adding machine in the year 1888.  

Aug 22   Violet Farebrother, Grimsby England, actress (Downhill, Easy Virtue) on this day in history.  

Aug 24   On this day in history rudolph J E Clausius, German physicist (thermodynamics), dies  

Aug 25   8th US Mens Tennis: Henry W Slocum Jr beats Howard A Taylor (64 61 60) in the year 1888.  

Aug 25   Henry Slocum wins US Lawn Tennis Assn singles title on this day in history.  

Aug 30   Lord Walsingham kills 1070 grouse in a single day in the year 1888.  

Aug 31   In the year 1888 first 'Jack the Ripper' victim discovered in Buck's Row, London  

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   In the year 1888 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   On this day in history george Eastman patents 1st roll-film camera & registers "Kodak"  

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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   On this day in history birth of arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12)  

Jan 08   Matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972)  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   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   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   Edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   On this day in history 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   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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