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Historical Events In 1888

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

Oct 08   In the year 1888 jules J baron d'Anethan, Belgian Minister of Justice, dies  

Oct 09   Hank Patterson, Alabama, actor (Gunsmoke, Fred Ziffel-Green Acres) in the year 1888.  

Oct 09   In the year 1888 public admitted to Washington Monument  

Oct 09   The Washington Monument opens to the public for the first time on this day in history.  

Oct 09   In the year 1888 washington Monument opens for public admittance  

Oct 10   On this day in history 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   Piero Coppola, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 14   Ernest Pingoud, composer in the year 1888.  

Oct 16   On this day in history 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   In the year 1888 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   In the year 1888 moshav Gederah is attacked by Arabs  

Oct 20   Chicago & All America baseball teams play exhibition in Auckland, NZ in the year 1888.  

Oct 23   Pelham Bay Park in Bronx, vested on this day in history.  

Oct 25   On this day in history francois Pauwels, Dutch writer/attorney  

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

Oct 29   In the year 1888 lord Salisbury grants Cecil Rhodes charter for BSA Company  

Oct 30   First ballpoint pen patented on this day in history.  

Oct 30   John J Loud patents ballpoint pen in the year 1888.  

Oct 31   George Hubert Wilkins, Aust, polar explorer (Flying the Arctic) on this day in history.  

Oct 31   In the year 1888 john Boyd Dunlop patents pneumatic bicycle tire  

Nov 03   Amsterdam: 1st concerto of Concert worker, under Willem Kes in the year 1888.  

Nov 03   In the year 1888 jack the Ripper kills last victim  

Nov 03   In the year 1888 william Charles Denis Browne, composer  

Nov 06   In the year 1888 benjamin Harrison (R-Sen-Ind) beats Pres Grover Cleveland (D), 233 electoral votes to 168, Cleveland received slightly more votes  

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

Nov 07   In the year 1888 chandrasekhara Raman, India, physicist (Nobel 1930)  

Nov 08   On this day in history david Monrad Johansen, composer  

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

Nov 09   In the year 1888 jean Monnet, French economist/EG-pioneer/chairman (EGKS)  

Nov 10   Andrej N Tupolev, Russian aircraft builder on this day in history.  

Nov 11   Maulana Azad, 1st minister of education in independent India 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   Arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12) was born on this day in history.  

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

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 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   In the year 1888 stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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