This page lists news articles and events for the year 1888.
Events that happen on the specified date are listed under Events: entries. News articles that were published on the specified date are listed under News: entries. Events that only happened in fiction on the specified date are listed under Fiction: entries and are written in italics.
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- Event: The Umonhonti, or "Venerable Man" given by the Omaha tribe to the Peabody Museum at Harvard.
- October 3:
- Event: The Yeoman of the Guard; or the Merryman and His Maid by Gilbert and Sullivan opens at the Savoy Theater in London.