Historical Events In 1888
Friday, 08 November 2019
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 On this day in history sarvepalli Radhakrishan, president (India)/philosopher
Sep 06 In the year 1888 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 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1888 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 Maurice Chevalier, Paris, thanked heaven for little girls (Gigi) in the year 1888.
Sep 12 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Greek Interpreter" (BG) on this day in history.
Sep 12 On this day in history the birth of Maurice Chevalier, French actor
Sep 16 Almira Sessions, Washington DC, actress (Okla Annie) in the year 1888.
Sep 18 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Sign of Four" (BG) in the year 1888.
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) in the year 1888.
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 Gerhard Kittel, German anti-semitic theologist (Die Oden Salomons) on this day in history.
Sep 25 On this day in history royal Court Theatre, London, opens
Sep 25 In the year 1888 start of Sherlock Holmes "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (BG)
Sep 26 On this day in history t S Eliot, St Louis poet/dramatist/critic (Waste Land-Nobel 1948)
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 In the year 1888 "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 A new Chinese Exclusion Act voted by Congress, forbids Chinese workers who have left the United States to return on this day in history.
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 Li Ta-chao, co-founder with Mao Tse-tung (Chinese Communist Party) in the year 1888.
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.