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Historical Events In 1888

Tuesday, 17 May 2022

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

Sep 05   Sarvepalli Radhakrishan, president (India)/philosopher on this day in history.  

Sep 06   On this day in history charles Turner becomes the first bowler to take 250 wickets in an English season  

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

Sep 08   In the year 1888 louis Zimmer, Flemish clock maker (Jubelklok/Wonder Clock)  

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 in the year 1888.  

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   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   Almira Sessions, Washington DC, actress (Okla Annie) on this day in history.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Sep 28   Herman McNeile, Cornwall England, soldier/novelist (Bull-Dog Drummond) in the year 1888.  

Sep 30   "Jack the Ripper" butchers 2 more women, Liz Stride & Kate Eddowes on this day in history.  

Sep 30   On this day in history 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   Carl von Ossietzky, Germany, journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1935) in the year 1888.  

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 in the year 1888.  

Oct 08   Clifford Heatherley, Preston England, actress (For Love or Money) on this day in history.  

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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   In the year 1888 birth of arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12)  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972)  

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

Jan 10   Emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 10   Grock, Switzerland, clown was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 11   Chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1888.  

Jan 21   In the year 1888 stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

Jan 29   Edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75 in the year 1888.  

Jan 30   On this day in history asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77  

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

Feb 05   Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

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

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