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Historical Events In 1888

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

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   In the year 1888 public admitted to Washington Monument  

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

Oct 09   Washington Monument opens for public admittance in the year 1888.  

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   Ernest Pingoud, composer on this day in history.  

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   Thomas Edison files a patent for the Optical Phonograph (the first movie) in the year 1888.  

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

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

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   In the year 1888 lord Salisbury grants Cecil Rhodes charter for BSA Company  

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   George Hubert Wilkins, Aust, polar explorer (Flying the Arctic) in the year 1888.  

Oct 31   John Boyd Dunlop patents pneumatic bicycle tire in the year 1888.  

Nov 03   In the year 1888 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   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   Chandrasekhara Raman, India, physicist (Nobel 1930) in the year 1888.  

Nov 08   On this day in history david Monrad Johansen, composer  

Nov 09   On this day in history in London, Jack the Ripper murdered his last victim, Mary Jane Kelly.  

Nov 09   Jean Monnet, French economist/EG-pioneer/chairman (EGKS) in the year 1888.  

Nov 10   On this day in history andrej N Tupolev, Russian aircraft builder  

Nov 11   Maulana Azad, 1st minister of education in independent India in the year 1888.  

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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   Arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960)  

Jan 10   In the year 1888 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   In the year 1888 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   Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1888 death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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