Timelines for year 1888
In 1888, his wife gave birth to a premature son, who died a few hours later. Their daughter Margaret Worth Porter was born on September 30, 1889.
He is a direct descendant of George Reznor, founder of Reznor Company in 1888 (a major manufacturer of Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning equipment). The Reznor Company was sold in the 1960s, but the equipment is still manufactured in Mercer, Pennsylvania (Trent Reznor's home town).
Hamilton Fish was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, as was his father, Hamilton Fish (1888-1991). His son, Hamilton Fish (1951- ) ran twice for Congress but was not elected.
Son of the U.S. journalist Heywoood Broun (1888 - 1939).
Her first husband, George E. Barrett (b. 8 Feb. 1888), was an investment banker from New York. Together they had three daughters, Janet, Sarah and Adriane.
Her father being a distinguished attorney, she once studied law in San Francisco. Her grandfather, Farnsworth Wright (1888-1940), was the well-known magazine editor who helmed "Weird Tales" during its Golden Age. In 1940 he was afflicted with Parkinson's disease and replaced as editor, dying a few months later. The magazine never achieved the same level of quality.
One of only three men to win the popular vote for the Presidency three times. Like Andrew Jackson before him, Cleveland lost one of his three presidential bids by coming up short in the Electoral College (in 1888, when he was up for re-election; Jackson had lost his first bid for the presidency in 1824, losing the Electoral College vote to John Quincy Adams). The other man to win the popular vote for the presidency more than twice was Franklin D. Roosevelt, who also won the Electoral College vote in his four presidential bids (1932, 1936, 1940 and 1944).
Granddaughter of playwright Eugene O'Neill (1888-1965) and the singer Charles Chaplin Sr. (1864-1901). Oona Chaplin (1926-1991), Eugene O'Neill's daughter, was married to Charlie Chaplin from 1943 until his death in 1977.
When she was still alive, most sources gave 1888 as her birth year. But after she died, the Social Security Death Index gave 1883 as her birth year. Her grave has 1885 on it, and to make it more confusing, 1886 is sometimes given.
Her great uncle on her father's side was Irish-American World War I-era lightweight prizefighter Packey McFarland (1888-1936).
Her father was noted stage actor E.M. Holland who appeared on Broadway from 1888 to mid-1913.
Grandson of Ben Zindler, an Austrian immigrant that arrived in New York City (1888), but later moved to Galveston, Texas in 1892.
A descendant of Alvin Peterson-Hovey, Governor of Indiana 1888-1891, her mother was a San Francisco society girl and father a prominent banker.
When Clint Buchanan found himself thrown back 100 years in time to Buchanan City, 1888, Clint Ritchie transported 6 of his own horses to the Old Tucson location. The white horse he was seen riding in the storyline was his own "Bunny," while "Okie Dokie" portrayed Clint Buchanan's horse, "Okie."
His father, James Henry Ashrow (born in Russia in 1888-died in Portland, OR on February 20, 1955 at the age of 67), and his mother, Edith (Born in Russia in 1888-died in Portland, OR on June 23, 1961 at the age of 73, were both Russian Jews. He immigrated to the U.S. from Russia in 1910. She immigrated in 1912. They were both naturalized in 1918. He worked as a secretary in a marine factory in Portland, OR.
Steele's World War I draft registration, enlistment papers, and gravestone all clearly indicate that he was born William Anton Gittinger, despite the fact that he was sometimes listed in credits or census records as Gettinger, Gittenger, Gettenger, and other variations. Additionally, these same records consistently confirm his birth year as 1888, not 1889 as has been noted in some sources.
His second wife, Gwladys Morgan (1888-1974), was an American physician who also wrote stories and poems about Wales for young adults.