Historical Events In 1888
Sunday, 28 February 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 Oskar Schlemmer, German painter/sculptor on this day in history.
Sep 05 In the year 1888 sarvepalli Radhakrishan, president (India)/philosopher
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 Edith Eleanor McLean is 1st baby place in an incubator in the year 1888.
Sep 08 On this day in history in England the first six Football League matches ever are played.
Sep 08 Louis Zimmer, Flemish clock maker (Jubelklok/Wonder Clock) in the year 1888.
Sep 09 In the year 1888 john van Swieten, Dutch governor of West-Sumatra, dies at 71
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 In the year 1888 domingo F Sarmiento, president of Argentina (1868-74), dies at 77
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) in the year 1888.
Sep 12 The birth of Maurice Chevalier, French actor in the year 1888.
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) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1888 sophia J W "Sophie" Hermse, actress (Vorstenschool)
Sep 23 On this day in history gerhard Kittel, German anti-semitic theologist (Die Oden Salomons)
Sep 25 In the year 1888 royal Court Theatre, London, opens
Sep 25 In the year 1888 start of Sherlock Holmes "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (BG)
Sep 26 T S Eliot, St Louis poet/dramatist/critic (Waste Land-Nobel 1948) on this day in history.
Sep 26 In the year 1888 the birth of T.S Eliot, Poet and playwright
Sep 28 On this day in history herman McNeile, Cornwall England, soldier/novelist (Bull-Dog Drummond)
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 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 National Geographic magazine publishes for 1st time in the year 1888.
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) on this day in history.
Oct 07 On this day in history 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.