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Historical Events In 1888

Thursday, 25 April 2019

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

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   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 in the year 1888.  

Oct 14   Ernest Pingoud, composer in the year 1888.  

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   Amaat Vyncke, Flemish missionary/founder (Flemish Wind), dies at 38 in the year 1888.  

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

Oct 30   First ballpoint pen patented in the year 1888.  

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 in the year 1888.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nov 10   Andrej N Tupolev, Russian aircraft builder in the year 1888.  

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   In the year 1888 birth of arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12)  

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 in the year 1888.  

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   On this day in history birth of grock, Switzerland, clown  

Jan 11   On this day in history 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 in the year 1888.  

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   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   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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