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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.
  •  March 15, 1888 – Start of the Anglo-Tibetan War of 1888.
  •  March 22, 1888 – In England, The Football League, the world’s oldest professional Association Football league, is founded.
  •  April 6, 1888 – Thomas Green Clemson dies, bequeathing his estate to the State of South Carolina to establish Clemson Agricultural College.
  •  May 13, 1888 – With the passage of the Lei Áurea (“Golden Law”), Brazil abolishes slavery.
  •  June 3, 1888 – The poem “Casey at the Bat”, by Ernest Lawrence Thayer, is published in the San Francisco Examiner.
  •  August 14, 1888 – An audio recording of English composer Arthur Sullivan’s “The Lost Chord”, one of the first recordings of music ever made, is played during a press conference introducing Thomas Edison’s phonograph in London.
  •  October 14, 1888 – Louis Le Prince films first motion picture: Roundhay Garden Scene.
  •  December 18, 1888 – Richard Wetherill and his brother in-law discover the ancient Indian ruins of Cliff Palace in Mesa Verde.

Who Were Born On 1888?

  •  February 8, 1888 – Dame Edith Evans, British actress (d. 1976)
  •  April 9, 1888 – Sol Hurok, Russian-born impresario (d. 1974)
  •  April 18, 1888 – Duffy Lewis, American baseball player (d. 1979)
  •  May 23, 1888 – Zack Wheat, American baseball player (d. 1972)
  •  June 27, 1888 – Lewis Bernstein Namier, English historian (d. 1960)
  •  July 22, 1888 – Selman Waksman, Ukrainian-born American biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1973)
  •  September 1, 1888 – Andrija Štampar, Croatian physician (d. 1958)
  •  September 18, 1888 – Toni Wolff, Swiss student and lover of Carl Jung (d. 1953)
  •  October 7, 1888 – Henry A. Wallace, 33rd Vice President of the United States (d. 1965)
  •  October 16, 1888 – Paul Popenoe, American activist (d. 1979)