Historical Events in November 1888

  • Nov 3 Amsterdam: 1st concerto of Concert worker, under Willem Kes

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Nov 6 Benjamin Harrison (R-Sen-Ind) beats President Grover Cleveland (D), 233 electoral votes to 168, Cleveland received slightly more votes

23rd US President Benjamin Harrison
23rd US President
Benjamin Harrison
US President Grover Cleveland
US President
Grover Cleveland
  • Nov 9 Jack Ripper's 5th and probably last victim, Mary Jane Kelly, found on her bed
  • Nov 14 St Andrews Golf Club, Yonkers NY, opens with just 6 holes
  • Nov 14 USC Trojans (then Methodists) play their 1st football game

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Nov 17 Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony premieres in St Petersburg

  • Nov 20 Willard Bundy patents timecard clock