Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century
Decades: 1850s  1860s  1870s  - 1880s -  1890s  1900s  1910s

Years: 1885 1886 1887 - 1888 - 1889 1890 1891
1888 in topic:
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Leaders:   State leaders - Colonial governors
Category: Establishments - Disestablishments
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Year 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).

In Germany, 1888 is known as the Year of Three Emperors. Currently, it is the year that, when written in Roman numerals, has the most digits (13). This record will not be equalled until 2388 (MMCCCLXXXVIII), or surpassed until 2888 (MMDCCCLXXXVIII).

Events of 1888 Edit

January - March Edit

Brooklyn blizzard 1888

March 11: Great Blizzard of 1888.

April - June Edit

July - September Edit


August 31: Victim found from Jack the Ripper?


October 9: Washington Monument opens.

October - December Edit



1888 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1888

Ab urbe condita 2641
Armenian calendar 1337
Bahá'í calendar 44 – 45
Buddhist calendar 2432
Coptic calendar 1604 – 1605
Ethiopian calendar 1880 – 1881
Hebrew calendar 5648 5649
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1943 – 1944
 - Shaka Samvat 1810 – 1811
 - Kali Yuga 4989 – 4990
Holocene calendar 11888
Iranian calendar 1266 – 1267
Islamic calendar 1305 – 1306
Japanese calendar Meiji 21

(明治 21年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2548
Julian calendar 1933
Korean calendar 4221
Thai solar calendar 2431

January - MarchEdit

April - JuneEdit

July - SeptemberEdit

October - DecemberEdit

See also Category: 1888 births.


January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

People of the year 1888 at Familypedia

213 people were born in 1888

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Roy Christopher Abercrombie (1888-1959)Frederick Abercrombie (1836-1916)Annie Utting (c1850-)
Ernest Arthur Adams (1888-1964)Henry Daniel Adams (1844-1920)Eliza Agnes Bradley (1846-1925)
Chandrashekhar AgasheGovind Agashe IIBhima Bapat
Morris Apatow (1888-1965)
Aline Rose Arbuthnot-Leslie (1888-1948)George Arbuthnot-Leslie (1847-1896)Mary Rose Leslie (1851-1900)
Gordon Edward Ashdown (c1888-1943)Edward Edwin Ashdown (c1836-1904)Louisa Elizabeth Dunk (1862-1931)
Joseph James Austin (1888-1890)Frank Urquhart Austin (c1854-1916)Catherine Levingston (1856-1942)
Victor Avramescu (1888-1952)
Wilhelm Bahr (1888-1956)
Johanna Maria Bakker (1888-)Johannes Cornelis Bakker (1851-)Johanna Magdalena Foppen (1850-1907)
Robert William Leslie Balgowan (1888-1971)Robert Balgowan (1855-1935)Jane Frost Hanrahan (1856-1940)
Martha Jane Bankston (1888-1966)George Theodore Bankston (1854-1942)Rebecca Millie Purvis
Walter James Bath (c1888-1917)Henry Charles Bath (1863-1930)Jane Grieve (1865-1938)
Pearl A. Beers (1888-1962)
Minnie Pearl Bellamy (1888-1973)John Thomas Bellamy (1851-1905)Susan Hockley (1849-1918)
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63 children were born to the 100 women born in 1888

179 people died in 1888

 FatherMotherAge at death
Arunah Shepardson Abell (1806-1888)Caleb Abell (1763-1842)Elona Shepardson (1767-1847)82
George Samuel Adams (1855-1888)George Edwin Adams (1823-1897)Ann T Cox (1838-1897)33
William Amory (1804-1888)Thomas Coffin Amory (1767-1812)Hannah Rowe Linzee (1775-1845)84
Amanda Rosaline Appollas (1859-1888)John H Appollas (1823-1870)Eleanor Curtis (c1827-)
James Richison Badham (1841-1888)Samuel Badham (1815-1868)Mary Bishop (1819-1844)47
Christian Badior (c1824-1888)64
Johanna Cornelia Bakker (1854-1888)Leendert Bakker (1825-1866)Gerarda van Steen (1822-1893)34
George Rumford Baldwin (1798-1888)Loammi Baldwin (1745-1807)Margaret Fowle (1767-1799)90
Eliza Ballou (1801-1888)James Ballou (1761-1808)Mehitable Ingalls (1764-)87
Sarah Marinda Bates (1817-1888)Cyrus Bates (1792-1839)Lydia Harrington (1795-1873)71
Henry William Stark Beales (1843-1888)William Beales (c1816-)Eliza (c1815-)
Susanna Bechtel (1812-1888)76
Benjamin James Chapman (1810-1888)Thomas Chapman (1756-1837)Margaret Anne Fetherstone (1788-1871)78
Augusta Bingham (1832-1888)George Charles Bingham, 3rd Earl of Lucan (1800-1888)Anne Brudenell (1809-1877)56
George Charles Bingham, 3rd Earl of Lucan (1800-1888)Richard Bingham, 2nd Earl of Lucan (1764-1839)Elizabeth Belasyse (1770-1819)88
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14371 people lived in 1888

Samantha Aaberg (1859-1930)
Geertje Aangeenbrug (1871-1947)Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Grietje Breed (1845)
Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Cornelis Aangeenbrug (1802-1861)Geertje Pietersdr van der Neut (1801-c1835)
Jack Aaronson (1880-1927)
Petrus Johannes Aarts (1867-1918)Johannis Aarts (1818-1900)Geertruida van Gog (1838-1897)
Ashley Aartsen (1843-1920)Edward Aartsen (1810-1890)Janet Bennewitz (1813-1900)
Edward Aartsen (1810-1890)
Dominique Abasolo (1882-1947)Rafael Abasolo (1849-1900)Nancy Haugen (1855-1929)
Rafael Abasolo (1849-1900)
Arsalina Abbadie (1822-1900)Jean-Luc Abbadie (1795-1840)Audrey Bidard (1799-1860)
Anne Wales Abbot (1808-1908)Abiel Abbot (1770-1828)Eunice Wales (1772-1831)
Charles Greeley Abbot (1872-1973)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
Jordan Abbot (1876-1960)
Stanley Harris Abbot (1863-1935)Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Caroline Ann Greeley (1836-1911)
Blanche Edith Abbott (1885-1932)Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)Edith Solomon (1854-1935)
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Events of the year 1888 at FamilypediaEdit

202 people were married in 1888.

 Joined with
Louisa Maria Adams (1846-1907)Themio Laundess (1833-1886)+David McGinnity (?-?)
Robert Grant Aitken (1864-1951)Jessie Louisa Thomas (1865-1943)
Andrew Jackson Allred (1831-1899)Chloe Stevens (1838-1872) + Elizabeth Ivie (1856-1888) + Mettina Andreasen (1852-1909)
Josephine Matilda Anlezark (1868-1948)Henry William Thompson (1862-1934)+Thomas Alfred Skinner (1866-1962)
Alice Mary Aris (1868-1946)Charles Waller Dickeson (1867-1901)
Fanny Malvina Arnold (1856-1932)Robert Barrer (1857-1918)
David Bailey (1861-1943)Ann Elizabeth Fernance (1868-1949)
Henry George Bailey (1859-1902)Lucy Charlotte Guest (1869-1905)
Henry Behle (1842-1898)Dora Eisenberg (1843-1881)+Margaret Ockenfels (1854-1932)
Minnie Behle (1866-1929)George R. Frese (1862-1937)
Anna Eliza Berry (1865-1928)Henry Chesnut (1830-1911)+Thomas Clark Day (1859-1946)
William George Blackman (1854-1930)Alice Burden Nevell (1869-1958)
Samuel Blunt (c1837-1892)Louisa Johnson (1840-1887)+Lydia Martha Wood
Olivia Botting (1870-1888)Leonard Harris (bef1888)
Roscoe Judson Bowen (1862-1941)Clara L. Seaver (1863-1935)
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There were 0 military battles in 1888.

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