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1888
   winners of the FA Cup were   
West Bromwich Albion
West Bromwich Albion 2 Preston North End 1
1888
   Wimbledon Men's Singles champion was   
Ernest Renshaw
1888
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Lottie Dod
1888
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Henry Slocum
d. Howard A. Taylor 6-4 6-1 6-0
1888
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Bertha Townsend
1888
      
Slavery Was Banned in Brazil
Knute Rockne
   was born on   
March 4, 1888
Notre Dame football coach
1888
   the winner was   
Macbeth II
George Covington
1888
   the winner was   
Jack Burns
At St Andrews
Max Steiner
   was born on   
May 10, 1888
Hollywood film composer
1888
   Melbourne Cup winner was   
Mentor
Jockey - Mick O'Brien, Trainer - Walter Hickenbotham, Owner - D. S. Wallace, Time - 3.30.75
1888
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Refund
Fred Littlefield on board -- Trainer/Owner R. Wyndham Walden -- 2:49.00
1888
   winner was   
Sir Dixon
Jim McLaughlin up, Trainer: Frank McCabe, Owner: Dwyer Bros. Stable -- 2:40.25
1888
   was won by   
The Maroon
Mr. Richards
Buckie Burgh
   adopted a policing system in   
1888
Franz Von Suppé
   composed   
Die Jagd Nach Dem Glück (1888)
Edward James Delahanty (1888-1903)
   had the nickname   
“Big Ed”
Les Nabis
   happened during   
1888-1900
France
Matthew Arnold
   lifespan was   
1822-1888
English poet
T.S. Eliot
   lifespan was   
1888-1965
"high modernist" poet
Jacob Peter Beckley (1888-1907)
   had the nickname   
“Eagle Eye”
T.E. Lawrence
   lifespan was   
1888-1935
"Lawrence of Arabia".
William Robert Hamilton (1888-1901)
   had the nickname   
“Sliding Billy”






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