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Historical Events In 1888

Thursday, 23 January 2020

Oct 08   Jules J baron d'Anethan, Belgian Minister of Justice, dies in the year 1888.  

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

Oct 09   Public admitted to Washington Monument on this day in history.  

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   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) on this day in history.  

Oct 11   Piero Coppola, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 14   In the year 1888 ernest Pingoud, composer  

Oct 16   Eugene O'Neill, NYC, dramatist (Desire Under the Elms-Nobel 1936) on this day in history.  

Oct 16   On this day in history 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   On this day in history amaat Vyncke, Flemish missionary/founder (Flemish Wind), dies at 38  

Oct 19   On this day in history moshav Gederah is attacked by Arabs  

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

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

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

Oct 26   In the year 1888 e Runar Schildt, Finnish writer (Segrande Eros)  

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

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

Oct 30   John J Loud patents ballpoint pen on this day in history.  

Oct 31   On this day in history george Hubert Wilkins, Aust, polar explorer (Flying the Arctic)  

Oct 31   John Boyd Dunlop patents pneumatic bicycle tire on this day in history.  

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

Nov 03   Jack the Ripper kills last victim on this day in history.  

Nov 03   William Charles Denis Browne, composer in the year 1888.  

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

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history 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   Grock, Switzerland, clown was born in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 21   Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   In the year 1888 edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75  

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   Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

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

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