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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)

  •  January 27, 1888 – The National Geographic Society is founded in Washington, D.C.
  •  March 11, 1888 – The Great Blizzard of 1888 begins along the eastern seaboard of the United States, shutting down commerce and killing more than 400.
  •  April 6, 1888 – Thomas Green Clemson dies, bequeathing his estate to the State of South Carolina to establish Clemson Agricultural College.
  •  June 5, 1888 – The Rio de la Plata Earthquake takes place.
  •  June 29, 1888 – George Edward Gouraud records Handel’s Israel in Egypt onto a phonograph cylinder, thought for many years to be the oldest known recording of music.
  •  August 5, 1888 – Bertha Benz drives from Mannheim to Pforzheim and back in the first long distance automobile trip, commemorated as the Bertha Benz Memorial Route since 2008.
  •  August 21, 1888 – The first successful adding machine in the United States is patented by William Seward Burroughs.
  •  September 8, 1888 – In London, the body of Jack the Ripper’s second murder victim, Annie Chapman, is found.
  •  September 30, 1888 – Jack the Ripper kills his third and fourth victims, Elizabeth Stride and Catherine Eddowes.
  •  October 15, 1888 – The “From Hell” letter sent by Jack the Ripper is received by investigators.

Who Were Born On 1888?

  •  January 11, 1888 – Chester Conklin, American comedian and actor (d. 1971)
  •  February 17, 1888 – Otto Stern, German physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1969)
  •  February 20, 1888 – Georges Bernanos, French writer (d. 1948)
  •  March 17, 1888 – Paul Ramadier, French politician (d. 1961)
  •  April 6, 1888 – Hans Richter, Swiss painter, film maker, graphic artist and avant-gardist (d. 1976)
  •  May 9, 1888 – Rolf de Maré, Swedish art collector and museum director (d. 1964)
  •  July 16, 1888 – Percy Kilbride, American actor (d. 1964)
  •  September 18, 1888 – Toni Wolff, Swiss student and lover of Carl Jung (d. 1953)
  •  November 19, 1888 – José Raúl Capablanca, Cuban chess player (d. 1942)
  •  December 27, 1888 – Thea von Harbou, German author and actress (d. 1954)