Historical Events In 1888
Wednesday, 16 January 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 on this day in history.
Sep 06 Charles Turner becomes the first bowler to take 250 wickets in an English season in the year 1888.
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 on this day in history.
Sep 08 On this day in history louis Zimmer, Flemish clock maker (Jubelklok/Wonder Clock)
Sep 09 John van Swieten, Dutch governor of West-Sumatra, dies at 71 in the year 1888.
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 on this day in history.
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 The birth of Maurice Chevalier, French actor on this day in history.
Sep 16 In the year 1888 almira Sessions, Washington DC, actress (Okla Annie)
Sep 18 On this day in history 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 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) on this day in history.
Sep 23 On this day in history 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) on this day in history.
Sep 26 T S Eliot, St Louis poet/dramatist/critic (Waste Land-Nobel 1948) in the year 1888.
Sep 26 The birth of T.S Eliot, Poet and playwright in the year 1888.
Sep 28 In the year 1888 herman McNeile, Cornwall England, soldier/novelist (Bull-Dog Drummond)
Sep 30 "Jack the Ripper" butchers 2 more women, Liz Stride & Kate Eddowes on this day in history.
Sep 30 Catherine Eddowes, English, murdered by Jack the Ripper at 45 on this day in history.
Oct 01 In the year 1888 a new Chinese Exclusion Act voted by Congress, forbids Chinese workers who have left the United States to return
Oct 01 National Geographic magazine publishes for 1st time in the year 1888.
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 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) in the year 1888.