Historical Events In 1888
Saturday, 25 May 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 in the year 1888.
Sep 06 On this day in history 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 in the year 1888.
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 in the year 1888.
Sep 08 Louis Zimmer, Flemish clock maker (Jubelklok/Wonder Clock) in the year 1888.
Sep 09 On this day in history 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 On this day in history maurice Chevalier, Paris, thanked heaven for little girls (Gigi)
Sep 12 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Greek Interpreter" (BG) on this day in history.
Sep 12 The birth of Maurice Chevalier, French actor in the year 1888.
Sep 16 In the year 1888 almira Sessions, Washington DC, actress (Okla Annie)
Sep 18 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Sign of Four" (BG) in the year 1888.
Sep 18 Start of the Sherlock Holmes adventure "The Sign of Four" (BG) in the year 1888.
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) in the year 1888.
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 Start of Sherlock Holmes "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (BG) in the year 1888.
Sep 26 T S Eliot, St Louis poet/dramatist/critic (Waste Land-Nobel 1948) in the year 1888.
Sep 26 In the year 1888 the birth of T.S Eliot, Poet and playwright
Sep 28 In the year 1888 herman McNeile, Cornwall England, soldier/novelist (Bull-Dog Drummond)
Sep 30 On this day in history "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 On this day in history 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)