Historical Events In 1888
Sunday, 26 January 2020
Sep 04 George Eastman registers the trademark Kodak, and receives a US patent for his camera that uses roll film in the year 1888.
Sep 04 In the year 1888 oskar Schlemmer, German painter/sculptor
Sep 05 Sarvepalli Radhakrishan, president (India)/philosopher on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history 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 In the year 1888 death of the Argentine politician Domingo Sarmiento, after whom the Latin American Teacher's Day is chosen.
Sep 11 Domingo F Sarmiento, president of Argentina (1868-74), dies at 77 on this day in history.
Sep 12 On this day in history maurice Chevalier, Paris, thanked heaven for little girls (Gigi)
Sep 12 On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Greek Interpreter" (BG)
Sep 12 In the year 1888 the birth of Maurice Chevalier, French actor
Sep 16 In the year 1888 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 World's 1st beauty contest (Spa Belgium) in the year 1888.
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 In the year 1888 royal Court Theatre, London, opens
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 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) on this day in history.
Sep 30 On this day in history "Jack the Ripper" butchers 2 more women, Liz Stride & Kate Eddowes
Sep 30 Catherine Eddowes, English, murdered by Jack the Ripper at 45 on this day in history.
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 In the year 1888 national Geographic magazine publishes for 1st time
Oct 03 Carl von Ossietzky, Germany, journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1935) on this day in history.
Oct 06 On this day in history li Ta-chao, co-founder with Mao Tse-tung (Chinese Communist Party)
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.