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Historical Events In 1888

Sunday, 26 January 2020

Sep 04   George Eastman registers the trademark Kodak, and receives a US patent for his camera that uses roll film in the year 1888.  

Sep 04   In the year 1888 oskar Schlemmer, German painter/sculptor  

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history louis Zimmer, Flemish clock maker (Jubelklok/Wonder Clock)  

Sep 09   In the year 1888 john van Swieten, Dutch governor of West-Sumatra, dies at 71  

Sep 11   In the year 1888 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   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Greek Interpreter" (BG)  

Sep 12   In the year 1888 the birth of Maurice Chevalier, French actor  

Sep 16   In the year 1888 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   World's 1st beauty contest (Spa Belgium) in the year 1888.  

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

Sep 23   In the year 1888 gerhard Kittel, German anti-semitic theologist (Die Oden Salomons)  

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

Sep 25   Start of Sherlock Holmes "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (BG) in the year 1888.  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 03   Carl von Ossietzky, Germany, journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1935) on this day in history.  

Oct 06   On this day in history 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   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   John Garand, American inventor (d. 1974) was born in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 08   Matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960)  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)  

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 in the year 1888.  

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   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   In the year 1888 death of john Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815)  

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

Feb 13   Jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814) died in the year 1888.  

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