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Historical Events In 1888

Saturday, 25 May 2019

Sep 04   In the year 1888 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   Sarvepalli Radhakrishan, president (India)/philosopher in the year 1888.  

Sep 06   On this day in history 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 in the year 1888.  

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   Louis Zimmer, Flemish clock maker (Jubelklok/Wonder Clock) in the year 1888.  

Sep 09   On this day in history 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   In the year 1888 domingo F Sarmiento, president of Argentina (1868-74), dies at 77  

Sep 12   On this day in history 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 in the year 1888.  

Sep 16   In the year 1888 almira Sessions, Washington DC, actress (Okla Annie)  

Sep 18   Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Sign of Four" (BG) in the year 1888.  

Sep 18   Start of the Sherlock Holmes adventure "The Sign of Four" (BG) in the year 1888.  

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   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   Royal Court Theatre, London, opens on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history catherine Eddowes, English, murdered by Jack the Ripper at 45  

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   On this day in history national Geographic magazine publishes for 1st time  

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

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

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

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   In the year 1888 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 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday  

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

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 in the year 1888.  

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

Feb 05   On this day in history 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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