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Historical Events In 1888

Friday, 14 August 2020

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   On this day in history oskar Schlemmer, German painter/sculptor  

Sep 05   Sarvepalli Radhakrishan, president (India)/philosopher in the year 1888.  

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 England the first six Football League matches ever are played on this day in history.  

Sep 08   Louis Zimmer, Flemish clock maker (Jubelklok/Wonder Clock) in the year 1888.  

Sep 09   John van Swieten, Dutch governor of West-Sumatra, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

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   Domingo F Sarmiento, president of Argentina (1868-74), dies at 77 in the year 1888.  

Sep 12   In the year 1888 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 on this day in history.  

Sep 16   Almira Sessions, Washington DC, actress (Okla Annie) in the year 1888.  

Sep 18   Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Sign of Four" (BG) on this day in history.  

Sep 18   On this day in history 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   On this day in history world's 1st beauty contest (Spa Belgium)  

Sep 22   In the year 1888 sophia J W "Sophie" Hermse, actress (Vorstenschool)  

Sep 23   Gerhard Kittel, German anti-semitic theologist (Die Oden Salomons) on this day in history.  

Sep 25   Royal Court Theatre, London, opens in the year 1888.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   Catherine Eddowes, English, murdered by Jack the Ripper at 45 in the year 1888.  

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) in the year 1888.  

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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1888

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1888 birth of john Garand, American inventor (d. 1974)  

Jan 04   In the year 1888 birth of arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12)  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge)  

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972)  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960)  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)  

Jan 10   In the year 1888 birth of grock, Switzerland, clown  

Jan 11   Chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1888

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   Henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday in the year 1888.  

Jan 14   Stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 21   Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1888.  

Jan 29   Edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77 in the year 1888.  

Jan 31   On this day in history death of john Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815)  

Feb 05   Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49 in the year 1888.  

Feb 13   On this day in history death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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