Historical Events In 1888
Friday, 22 March 2019
Sep 04 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 On this day in history joseph P Kennedy, Boston Mass, diplomat, father of JFK, RFK & Teddy
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 Louis Zimmer, Flemish clock maker (Jubelklok/Wonder Clock) on this day in history.
Sep 09 John van Swieten, Dutch governor of West-Sumatra, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Sep 11 Death of the Argentine politician Domingo Sarmiento, after whom the Latin American Teacher's Day is chosen on this day in history.
Sep 11 Domingo F Sarmiento, president of Argentina (1868-74), dies at 77 on this day in history.
Sep 12 Maurice Chevalier, Paris, thanked heaven for little girls (Gigi) in the year 1888.
Sep 12 On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Greek Interpreter" (BG)
Sep 12 On this day in history the birth of Maurice Chevalier, French actor
Sep 16 On this day in history almira Sessions, Washington DC, actress (Okla Annie)
Sep 18 In the year 1888 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 On this day in history porter Hall, Cincinnati OH, actor (Half-Breed, Double Indenity)
Sep 19 In the year 1888 world's 1st beauty contest (Spa Belgium)
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 In the year 1888 royal Court Theatre, London, opens
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 Herman McNeile, Cornwall England, soldier/novelist (Bull-Dog Drummond) on this day in history.
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 A new Chinese Exclusion Act voted by Congress, forbids Chinese workers who have left the United States to return in the year 1888.
Oct 01 National Geographic magazine publishes for 1st time on this day in history.
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) in the year 1888.
Oct 07 In the year 1888 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.