Historical Events In 1888
Saturday, 08 May 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 In the year 1888 oskar Schlemmer, German painter/sculptor
Sep 05 In the year 1888 sarvepalli Radhakrishan, president (India)/philosopher
Sep 06 Charles Turner becomes the first bowler to take 250 wickets in an English season on this day in history.
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 England the first six Football League matches ever are played in the year 1888.
Sep 08 In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.
Sep 12 Maurice Chevalier, Paris, thanked heaven for little girls (Gigi) in the year 1888.
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 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) in the year 1888.
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) on this day in history.
Sep 22 On this day in history sophia J W "Sophie" Hermse, actress (Vorstenschool)
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 On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (BG)
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) in the year 1888.
Sep 30 "Jack the Ripper" butchers 2 more women, Liz Stride & Kate Eddowes in the year 1888.
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 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)