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1888 Calendar

1888 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
26272829   
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930     
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30      
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     

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1888 Historical Event(s)

  •  March 2, 1888 – The Convention of Constantinople is signed, guaranteeing free maritime passage through the Suez Canal during war and peace.
  •  March 20, 1888 – The premiere of the very first Romani language operetta is staged in Moscow, Russia.
  •  April 11, 1888 – The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam is inaugurated.
  •  June 3, 1888 – The poem “Casey at the Bat”, by Ernest Lawrence Thayer, is published in the San Francisco Examiner.
  •  September 6, 1888 – Charles Turner becomes the first bowler to take 250 wickets in an English season – a feat since accomplished only by Tom Richardson (twice), J.T. Hearne, Wilfred Rhodes (twice) and Tich Freeman (six times).
  •  September 30, 1888 – Jack the Ripper kills his third and fourth victims, Elizabeth Stride and Catherine Eddowes.
  •  October 9, 1888 – The Washington Monument officially opens to the general public.
  •  October 15, 1888 – The “From Hell” letter sent by Jack the Ripper is received by investigators.
  •  November 9, 1888 – Jack the Ripper kills Mary Jane Kelly, his last known victim.
  •  December 9, 1888 – Statistician Herman Hollerith installs his computing device at the United States War Department.

Who Were Born On 1888?

  •  February 22, 1888 – Owen Brewster, American politician (d. 1961)
  •  March 4, 1888 – Knute Rockne, American football player and coach (d. 1931)
  •  March 7, 1888 – Alidius Warmoldus Lambertus Tjarda van Starkenborgh Stachouwer, Dutch lawyer and politician (d. 1978)
  •  March 14, 1888 – Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Canadian painter (d. 1970)
  •  March 27, 1888 – Bouke Benenga, Dutch freestyle swimmer and water polo player (d. 1968)
  •  July 24, 1888 – Arthur Richardson, Australian cricketer (d. 1973)
  •  September 26, 1888 – J. Frank Dobie, American folklorist and newspaper columnist (d. 1964)
  •  November 11, 1888 – Abul Kalam Azad, Indian independence movement leader (d. 1958)