On This Day

Historical Events in November 1888

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

Election of Interest

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

  • 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 Premiere

Nov 17 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky' conducts the premiere of his 5th Symphony at the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg, Russia

  • Nov 20 Willard Bundy patents timecard clock