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Historical Events In 1888

Sunday, 18 April 2021

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   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 in the year 1888.  

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   On this day in history 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   Amaat Vyncke, Flemish missionary/founder (Flemish Wind), dies at 38 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1888 first ballpoint pen patented  

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

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

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

Nov 03   On this day in history amsterdam: 1st concerto of Concert worker, under Willem Kes  

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

Nov 03   In the year 1888 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   On this day in history chandrasekhara Raman, India, physicist (Nobel 1930)  

Nov 08   In the year 1888 david Monrad Johansen, composer  

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

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

Nov 10   On this day in history 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   John Garand, American inventor (d. 1974) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972)  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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 in the year 1888.  

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   Henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday in the year 1888.  

Jan 14   Stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1888.  

Jan 21   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   In the year 1888 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 on this day in history.  

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