Historical Events In 1888
Friday, 14 May 2021
Feb 08 Matthijs Vermeulen, Dutch composer/music critic on this day in history.
Feb 10 In the year 1888 g Ungaretti, writer
Feb 13 In the year 1888 georgios Papandreou, Greek prefect of Lesbos/minister/premier
Feb 17 On this day in history henrietta P "Hetty" Beck, actress (Bouwmeester Award)
Feb 18 Gladys Cooper, England, actress (Margaret-Rogues) on this day in history.
Feb 20 In the year 1888 georges Bernanos, France, novelist (Diary of a Country Priest)
Feb 21 Florence Bates, TX, actress (Moon & Sixpence, Love Crazy, San Antonio) on this day in history.
Feb 22 On this day in history john Reid of Scotland demonstrates golf to Americans (Yonkers NY)
Feb 24 In the year 1888 louisville KY becomes first government in US to adopt Australian ballot
Feb 24 On this day in history louisville, Ky becomes 1st govt in US to adopt Australian ballot
Feb 24 In the year 1888 the 494 mile long Northern and Northwestern Railway is acquired by the GTR.
Feb 25 On this day in history john Foster Dulles, US Secretary of State (1953-59)
Feb 27 In the year 1888 lotte Lehmann, Perleberg Germany, soprano (Fidello)
Feb 28 In the year 1888 ferry in San Pablo Bay explodes
Feb 28 In the year 1888 vincent d'Indy's Wallenstein-trilogy, premieres
Mar 02 The Convention of Constantinople is signed, guaranteeing free maritime passage through the Suez Canal during war and peace on this day in history.
Mar 04 Amos Bronson Alcott, US theory/poet (Table Talk), dies at 88 in the year 1888.
Mar 04 Knute Rockne, Norwegian/US football player/coach (Notre Dame) on this day in history.
Mar 05 In the year 1888 friedrich Schnack, German journalist/writer (Rosewood)
Mar 06 Author Louisa May Alcott (Little Women) dies on this day in history.
Mar 06 Louisa May Alcott, US author (Old-fashioned Girl), dies at 55 in the year 1888.
Mar 07 In the year 1888 alidius WLT van Starkenborch Stachouwer, gov of Neth Indies (1936-45)
Mar 07 On this day in history george Eastman patents "Kodak box camera"
Mar 08 Stuart Chase, NH, writer/economist (Tragedy of Waste) on this day in history.
Mar 10 1st performance of Caesar Franck's "Psyche" on this day in history.
Mar 10 Barry Fitzgerald, Dublin Ireland, actor (Acad Award-Going My Way) in the year 1888.
Mar 10 Ciro Pinsuti, Italian pianist/composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.
Mar 10 In the year 1888 heavyweight Boxing champion John L Sullivan draws Charlie Mitchell in 30 rounds
Mar 11 Great blizzard of '88 strikes NE US in the year 1888.
Mar 11 Great blizzard of '88 strikes northeast US in the year 1888.
Mar 11 In the year 1888 the "Great Blizzard of 88" started to roar along the Atlantic Seaboard of the U.S., shutting down communication and transportation lines.
Mar 12 On this day in history 2nd day of the Great blizzard of '88 in NE US (400 die)
Mar 12 On this day in history 2nd day of the Great blizzard of '88 in northeast US (400 die)
Mar 12 In the year 1888 hall Johnson, composer