Historical Events In 1888
Friday, 14 August 2020
Sep 04 George Eastman registers the trademark Kodak, and receives a US patent for his camera that uses roll film on this day in history.
Sep 04 On this day in history oskar Schlemmer, German painter/sculptor
Sep 05 Sarvepalli Radhakrishan, president (India)/philosopher in the year 1888.
Sep 06 In the year 1888 charles Turner becomes the first bowler to take 250 wickets in an English season
Sep 06 Joseph P Kennedy, Boston Mass, diplomat, father of JFK, RFK & Teddy on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Sep 08 Louis Zimmer, Flemish clock maker (Jubelklok/Wonder Clock) in the year 1888.
Sep 09 John van Swieten, Dutch governor of West-Sumatra, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Sep 11 On this day in history death of the Argentine politician Domingo Sarmiento, after whom the Latin American Teacher's Day is chosen.
Sep 11 Domingo F Sarmiento, president of Argentina (1868-74), dies at 77 in the year 1888.
Sep 12 In the year 1888 maurice Chevalier, Paris, thanked heaven for little girls (Gigi)
Sep 12 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Greek Interpreter" (BG) on this day in history.
Sep 12 The birth of Maurice Chevalier, French actor on this day in history.
Sep 16 Almira Sessions, Washington DC, actress (Okla Annie) in the year 1888.
Sep 18 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Sign of Four" (BG) on this day in history.
Sep 18 On this day in history start of the Sherlock Holmes adventure "The Sign of Four" (BG)
Sep 19 Porter Hall, Cincinnati OH, actor (Half-Breed, Double Indenity) in the year 1888.
Sep 19 On this day in history world's 1st beauty contest (Spa Belgium)
Sep 22 In the year 1888 sophia J W "Sophie" Hermse, actress (Vorstenschool)
Sep 23 Gerhard Kittel, German anti-semitic theologist (Die Oden Salomons) on this day in history.
Sep 25 Royal Court Theatre, London, opens in the year 1888.
Sep 25 In the year 1888 start of Sherlock Holmes "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (BG)
Sep 26 On this day in history t S Eliot, St Louis poet/dramatist/critic (Waste Land-Nobel 1948)
Sep 26 The birth of T.S Eliot, Poet and playwright on this day in history.
Sep 28 In the year 1888 herman McNeile, Cornwall England, soldier/novelist (Bull-Dog Drummond)
Sep 30 On this day in history "Jack the Ripper" butchers 2 more women, Liz Stride & Kate Eddowes
Sep 30 Catherine Eddowes, English, murdered by Jack the Ripper at 45 in the year 1888.
Oct 01 A new Chinese Exclusion Act voted by Congress, forbids Chinese workers who have left the United States to return on this day in history.
Oct 01 National Geographic magazine publishes for 1st time in the year 1888.
Oct 03 Carl von Ossietzky, Germany, journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1935) in the year 1888.
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.