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Historical Events In 1888

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Oct 08   Jules J baron d'Anethan, Belgian Minister of Justice, dies on this day in history.  

Oct 09   On this day in history hank Patterson, Alabama, actor (Gunsmoke, Fred Ziffel-Green Acres)  

Oct 09   On this day in history public admitted to Washington Monument  

Oct 09   The Washington Monument opens to the public for the first time in the year 1888.  

Oct 09   Washington Monument opens for public admittance on this day in history.  

Oct 10   In the year 1888 teatotalers excursion train crushed, killing 64 (Mud Run Pa)  

Oct 10   Teetotalers excursion train crushed, killing 64 (Mud Run Pa) in the year 1888.  

Oct 11   In the year 1888 piero Coppola, composer  

Oct 14   In the year 1888 ernest Pingoud, composer  

Oct 16   In the year 1888 eugene O'Neill, NYC, dramatist (Desire Under the Elms-Nobel 1936)  

Oct 16   In the year 1888 the birth of Eugene O'Neill, American playwright and Nobel prize winner for literature  

Oct 17   On this day in history thomas Edison files a patent for the Optical Phonograph (the first movie).  

Oct 19   Amaat Vyncke, Flemish missionary/founder (Flemish Wind), dies at 38 in the year 1888.  

Oct 19   Moshav Gederah is attacked by Arabs in the year 1888.  

Oct 20   On this day in history chicago & All America baseball teams play exhibition in Auckland, NZ  

Oct 23   Pelham Bay Park in Bronx, vested in the year 1888.  

Oct 25   Francois Pauwels, Dutch writer/attorney in the year 1888.  

Oct 26   E Runar Schildt, Finnish writer (Segrande Eros) on this day in history.  

Oct 29   Lord Salisbury grants Cecil Rhodes charter for BSA Company on this day in history.  

Oct 30   On this day in history first ballpoint pen patented  

Oct 30   On this day in history john J Loud patents ballpoint pen  

Oct 31   In the year 1888 george Hubert Wilkins, Aust, polar explorer (Flying the Arctic)  

Oct 31   John Boyd Dunlop patents pneumatic bicycle tire in the year 1888.  

Nov 03   Amsterdam: 1st concerto of Concert worker, under Willem Kes on this day in history.  

Nov 03   On this day in history jack the Ripper kills last victim  

Nov 03   William Charles Denis Browne, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 06   Benjamin Harrison (R-Sen-Ind) beats Pres Grover Cleveland (D), 233 electoral votes to 168, Cleveland received slightly more votes on this day in history.  

Nov 06   Benjamin Harrison (R-Sen-Indiana) beats President Grover Cleveland (D), 233 electoral votes to 168, Cleveland received slightly more votes in the year 1888.  

Nov 07   Chandrasekhara Raman, India, physicist (Nobel 1930) on this day in history.  

Nov 08   David Monrad Johansen, composer in the year 1888.  

Nov 09   In London, Jack the Ripper murdered his last victim, Mary Jane Kelly in the year 1888.  

Nov 09   Jean Monnet, French economist/EG-pioneer/chairman (EGKS) in the year 1888.  

Nov 10   Andrej N Tupolev, Russian aircraft builder in the year 1888.  

Nov 11   In the year 1888 maulana Azad, 1st minister of education in independent India  

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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   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   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 in the year 1888.  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49  

Feb 13   In the year 1888 death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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