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Historical Events In 1888

Friday, 22 March 2019

Sep 04   On this day in history george Eastman registers the trademark Kodak, and receives a US patent for his camera that uses roll film.  

Sep 04   Oskar Schlemmer, German painter/sculptor on this day in history.  

Sep 05   On this day in history sarvepalli Radhakrishan, president (India)/philosopher  

Sep 06   Charles Turner becomes the first bowler to take 250 wickets in an English season on this day in history.  

Sep 06   On this day in history joseph P Kennedy, Boston Mass, diplomat, father of JFK, RFK & Teddy  

Sep 07   In the year 1888 edith Eleanor McLean is 1st baby place in an incubator  

Sep 08   In England the first six Football League matches ever are played in the year 1888.  

Sep 08   Louis Zimmer, Flemish clock maker (Jubelklok/Wonder Clock) on this day in history.  

Sep 09   John van Swieten, Dutch governor of West-Sumatra, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Sep 11   Death of the Argentine politician Domingo Sarmiento, after whom the Latin American Teacher's Day is chosen on this day in history.  

Sep 11   Domingo F Sarmiento, president of Argentina (1868-74), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Sep 12   Maurice Chevalier, Paris, thanked heaven for little girls (Gigi) in the year 1888.  

Sep 12   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Greek Interpreter" (BG)  

Sep 12   On this day in history the birth of Maurice Chevalier, French actor  

Sep 16   On this day in history almira Sessions, Washington DC, actress (Okla Annie)  

Sep 18   In the year 1888 start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Sign of Four" (BG)  

Sep 18   In the year 1888 start of the Sherlock Holmes adventure "The Sign of Four" (BG)  

Sep 19   On this day in history porter Hall, Cincinnati OH, actor (Half-Breed, Double Indenity)  

Sep 19   In the year 1888 world's 1st beauty contest (Spa Belgium)  

Sep 22   Sophia J W "Sophie" Hermse, actress (Vorstenschool) in the year 1888.  

Sep 23   Gerhard Kittel, German anti-semitic theologist (Die Oden Salomons) on this day in history.  

Sep 25   In the year 1888 royal Court Theatre, London, opens  

Sep 25   Start of Sherlock Holmes "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (BG) on this day in history.  

Sep 26   T S Eliot, St Louis poet/dramatist/critic (Waste Land-Nobel 1948) in the year 1888.  

Sep 26   The birth of T.S Eliot, Poet and playwright in the year 1888.  

Sep 28   Herman McNeile, Cornwall England, soldier/novelist (Bull-Dog Drummond) on this day in history.  

Sep 30   In the year 1888 "Jack the Ripper" butchers 2 more women, Liz Stride & Kate Eddowes  

Sep 30   In the year 1888 catherine Eddowes, English, murdered by Jack the Ripper at 45  

Oct 01   A new Chinese Exclusion Act voted by Congress, forbids Chinese workers who have left the United States to return in the year 1888.  

Oct 01   National Geographic magazine publishes for 1st time on this day in history.  

Oct 03   In the year 1888 carl von Ossietzky, Germany, journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1935)  

Oct 06   Li Ta-chao, co-founder with Mao Tse-tung (Chinese Communist Party) in the year 1888.  

Oct 07   In the year 1888 henry A Wallace, (D/P) 33rd VP (1941-45)/founder Progressive Party  

Oct 08   Clifford Heatherley, Preston England, actress (For Love or Money) in the year 1888.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1888

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   John Garand, American inventor (d. 1974) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge)  

Jan 08   Richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960)  

Jan 10   In the year 1888 birth of emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of grock, Switzerland, clown  

Jan 11   In the year 1888 birth of chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed)  

Famous Deaths In 1888

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   Henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday on this day in history.  

Jan 14   Stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

Jan 29   On this day in history edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75  

Jan 30   Asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77 in the year 1888.  

Jan 31   John Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815) died in the year 1888.  

Feb 05   Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49 in the year 1888.  

Feb 13   In the year 1888 death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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