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Historical Events In 1888

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Aug 09   On this day in history charles Cros, French mathematician/chemist/poet, dies at 45  

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   NY Giant pitcher Tim Keefe sets a 19 game win streak record in the year 1888.  

Aug 11   California Theatre closed (now a Pac Tel Phone Store) in the year 1888.  

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   In the year 1888 bertha, wife of inventor Karl Benz, makes first motor tour  

Aug 12   Marion Lorne, Phila, actress (Strangers on a Train, Girl Rush) in the year 1888.  

Aug 13   On this day in history john Logie Baird, Scotland, inventor (father of TV)  

Aug 15   On this day in history albert Spalding, composer  

Aug 15   In the year 1888 the birth of T.E Lawrence, 'Lawrence of Arabia'; soldier and author  

Aug 17   In the year 1888 james Jameson, British nature investigator (Congo), dies  

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

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

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   On this day in history 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   Simon Vissering, Dutch minister of Finance (1879-81), dies at 70 in the year 1888.  

Aug 21   William Seward Burroughs patents adding machine on this day in history.  

Aug 22   In the year 1888 violet Farebrother, Grimsby England, actress (Downhill, Easy Virtue)  

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   On this day in history henry Slocum wins US Lawn Tennis Assn singles title  

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 in the year 1888.  

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

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 in the year 1888.  

Aug 31   North Canterbury, New Zealand a 7+ earthquake in northern Canterbury, some 100 kilometers from Christchurch, caused the partial collapse of the cathedral's spire in the year 1888.  

Aug 31   Ramon de Basterra, Spanish writer/diplomat (La Obra de Trajano) on this day in history.  

Sep 01   Dutch Railway Deventer-Almelo opens in the year 1888.  

Sep 03   East Africa Company political & commercial rights in the year 1888.  

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   On this day in history birth of john Garand, American inventor (d. 1974)  

Jan 04   Arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12) was born on this day in history.  

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   Matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 31   On this day in history 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   On this day in history death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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