Historical Events In 1888
Wednesday, 19 February 2020
Nov 14 In the year 1888 st Andrews Golf Club, Yonkers NY, opens with just 6 holes
Nov 15 In the year 1888 james Morrison, Mattoon IL, actor (Little Detectives)
Nov 16 On this day in history burnet Corwin Tuthill, NYC, composer (Laurentia)
Nov 17 On this day in history ariantje "Jeanne" Leg, actress (It Vijgeblaadje, It Hippie)
Nov 17 On this day in history tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony premieres in St Petersburg
Nov 18 In the year 1888 frances Marion, SF CA, screenwriter/actress (Pollyanna)
Nov 19 On this day in history jose RaulCapablanca, Cuba, world chess champion (1921-27)
Nov 20 In the year 1888 william Bundy patents the timecard clock
Nov 20 William Bundy patents timecard clock in the year 1888.
Nov 21 In the year 1888 the birth of Harpo Marx, American comedian
Nov 22 Tarzan, of the Apes, according to Edgar Rice Burroughs' novel on this day in history.
Nov 23 In the year 1888 harpo Marx, [Adolph] NYC, actor/comedian (Marx brothers)
Nov 24 In the year 1888 cathleen Nesbitt, Belfast Ireland, actress (Agatha-Farmer's Daughter)
Nov 24 In the year 1888 dale Carnegie was born on this day in Maryville, Missouri
Nov 26 Franz Jung, writer on this day in history.
Dec 02 Franz Xaver Witt, composer, dies at 54 on this day in history.
Dec 03 Ion Nonna Otescu, composer in the year 1888.
Dec 04 On this day in history aleksandar I Karadordjevic, king of Yugoslavia (1921-34)
Dec 05 Askell Snorrason, composer in the year 1888.
Dec 07 Hamilton Fish, US congress leader/isolationist in the year 1888.
Dec 08 On this day in history fiske Kimball, US architect/art historian
Dec 10 Mariano Obiols, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1888.
Dec 11 On this day in history french Panama Canal company fails
Dec 15 On this day in history artturi A Leinonen, Finnish journalist/writer (Kati)/politician
Dec 16 On this day in history alphonse Juin, French marshal
Dec 18 On this day in history gladys Cooper, Lewisham England, actress (My Fair Lady)
Dec 18 In the year 1888 richard Wetherill and his brother in-law discover the ancient Indian ruins of Mesa Verde.
Dec 19 Fritz Reiner, Budapest Hungary, US conductor (Chicago Symphony Orch) on this day in history.
Dec 19 On this day in history stanley's expedition reaches Fort Bodo, East-Africa
Dec 22 Heavyweight boxing champ John L Sullivan challenges Jake Kilrain in the year 1888.
Dec 22 Joseph Arthur Rank, English film magnate/baron in the year 1888.
Dec 23 In the year 1888 dutch painter Vincent van Gogh cuts off his left ear
Dec 23 Eric Blore, English/US actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad) in the year 1888.
Dec 24 The birth of Michael Curtiz, American director on this day in history.