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Historical Events In 1888

Sunday, 28 February 2021

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   In the year 1888 sarvepalli Radhakrishan, president (India)/philosopher  

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   Edith Eleanor McLean is 1st baby place in an incubator in the year 1888.  

Sep 08   On this day in history in England the first six Football League matches ever are played.  

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   Death of the Argentine politician Domingo Sarmiento, after whom the Latin American Teacher's Day is chosen in the year 1888.  

Sep 11   In the year 1888 domingo F Sarmiento, president of Argentina (1868-74), dies at 77  

Sep 12   In the year 1888 maurice Chevalier, Paris, thanked heaven for little girls (Gigi)  

Sep 12   Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Greek Interpreter" (BG) in the year 1888.  

Sep 12   The birth of Maurice Chevalier, French actor in the year 1888.  

Sep 16   On this day in history almira Sessions, Washington DC, actress (Okla Annie)  

Sep 18   Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Sign of Four" (BG) on this day in history.  

Sep 18   Start of the Sherlock Holmes adventure "The Sign of Four" (BG) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history gerhard Kittel, German anti-semitic theologist (Die Oden Salomons)  

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

Sep 25   In the year 1888 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   In the year 1888 the birth of T.S Eliot, Poet and playwright  

Sep 28   On this day in history herman McNeile, Cornwall England, soldier/novelist (Bull-Dog Drummond)  

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

Sep 30   In the year 1888 catherine Eddowes, English, murdered by Jack the Ripper at 45  

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

Oct 06   Li Ta-chao, co-founder with Mao Tse-tung (Chinese Communist Party) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 08   Clifford Heatherley, Preston England, actress (For Love or Money) in the year 1888.  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of grock, Switzerland, clown  

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   On this day in history stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

Jan 21   On this day in history stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

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

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

Feb 13   In the year 1888 death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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