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Historical Events In 1888

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

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

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

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

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

Oct 09   On this day in history washington Monument opens for public admittance  

Oct 10   Teatotalers excursion train crushed, killing 64 (Mud Run Pa) on this day in history.  

Oct 10   Teetotalers excursion train crushed, killing 64 (Mud Run Pa) on this day in history.  

Oct 11   In the year 1888 piero Coppola, composer  

Oct 14   In the year 1888 ernest Pingoud, composer  

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

Oct 16   The birth of Eugene O'Neill, American playwright and Nobel prize winner for literature on this day in history.  

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

Oct 19   On this day in history amaat Vyncke, Flemish missionary/founder (Flemish Wind), dies at 38  

Oct 19   Moshav Gederah is attacked by Arabs on this day in history.  

Oct 20   Chicago & All America baseball teams play exhibition in Auckland, NZ on this day in history.  

Oct 23   On this day in history pelham Bay Park in Bronx, vested  

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

Oct 26   On this day in history e Runar Schildt, Finnish writer (Segrande Eros)  

Oct 29   Lord Salisbury grants Cecil Rhodes charter for BSA Company in the year 1888.  

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   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   On this day in history jack the Ripper kills last victim  

Nov 03   On this day in history william Charles Denis Browne, composer  

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   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   David Monrad Johansen, composer in the year 1888.  

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

Nov 09   On this day in history jean Monnet, French economist/EG-pioneer/chairman (EGKS)  

Nov 10   In the year 1888 andrej N Tupolev, Russian aircraft builder  

Nov 11   On this day in history 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   In the year 1888 birth of john Garand, American inventor (d. 1974)  

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 in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 08   Matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 21   On this day in history stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

Jan 29   Edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75 in the year 1888.  

Jan 30   On this day in history asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77  

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   In the year 1888 anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49  

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

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