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Historical Events In 1888

Sunday, 20 September 2020

Oct 08   On this day in history jules J baron d'Anethan, Belgian Minister of Justice, dies  

Oct 09   In the year 1888 hank Patterson, Alabama, actor (Gunsmoke, Fred Ziffel-Green Acres)  

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

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

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   Ernest Pingoud, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 16   Eugene O'Neill, NYC, dramatist (Desire Under the Elms-Nobel 1936) in the year 1888.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1888 francois Pauwels, Dutch writer/attorney  

Oct 26   E Runar Schildt, Finnish writer (Segrande Eros) in the year 1888.  

Oct 29   On this day in history lord Salisbury grants Cecil Rhodes charter for BSA Company  

Oct 30   On this day in history first ballpoint pen patented  

Oct 30   In the year 1888 john J Loud patents ballpoint pen  

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

Oct 31   On this day in history 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   Jack the Ripper kills last victim in the year 1888.  

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

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

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

Nov 08   David Monrad Johansen, composer on this day in history.  

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

Nov 09   Jean Monnet, French economist/EG-pioneer/chairman (EGKS) on this day in history.  

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

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   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 in the year 1888.  

Jan 08   Matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 08   Richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960)  

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 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   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 in the year 1888.  

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

Feb 13   On this day in history death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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