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Historical Events In 1888

Sunday, 31 May 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 on this day in history.  

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   Edith Eleanor McLean is 1st baby place in an incubator on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1888 john van Swieten, Dutch governor of West-Sumatra, dies at 71  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 12   On this day in history maurice Chevalier, Paris, thanked heaven for little girls (Gigi)  

Sep 12   In the year 1888 start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Greek Interpreter" (BG)  

Sep 12   In the year 1888 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   Start of the Sherlock Holmes adventure "The Sign of Four" (BG) on this day in history.  

Sep 19   In the year 1888 porter Hall, Cincinnati OH, actor (Half-Breed, Double Indenity)  

Sep 19   World's 1st beauty contest (Spa Belgium) on this day in history.  

Sep 22   Sophia J W "Sophie" Hermse, actress (Vorstenschool) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (BG)  

Sep 26   T S Eliot, St Louis poet/dramatist/critic (Waste Land-Nobel 1948) on this day in history.  

Sep 26   On this day in history the birth of T.S Eliot, Poet and playwright  

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

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

Sep 30   Catherine Eddowes, English, murdered by Jack the Ripper at 45 in the year 1888.  

Oct 01   On this day in history a new Chinese Exclusion Act voted by Congress, forbids Chinese workers who have left the United States to return  

Oct 01   In the year 1888 national Geographic magazine publishes for 1st time  

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

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

Oct 07   Henry A Wallace, (D/P) 33rd VP (1941-45)/founder Progressive Party on this day in history.  

Oct 08   In the year 1888 clifford Heatherley, Preston England, actress (For Love or Money)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1888

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of john Garand, American inventor (d. 1974)  

Jan 04   Arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 08   Matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 08   Richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 08   Matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960) was born in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 10   Grock, Switzerland, clown was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed) was born in the year 1888.  

Famous Deaths In 1888

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   In the year 1888 henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday  

Jan 14   In the year 1888 stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

Jan 21   Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1888.  

Jan 29   Edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   John Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815) died on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1888 anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49  

Feb 13   Jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814) died on this day in history.  

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