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Historical Events In 1888

Friday, 08 November 2019

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   On this day in history sarvepalli Radhakrishan, president (India)/philosopher  

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 the year 1888 in England the first six Football League matches ever are played.  

Sep 08   In the year 1888 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   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   Maurice Chevalier, Paris, thanked heaven for little girls (Gigi) in the year 1888.  

Sep 12   Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Greek Interpreter" (BG) on this day in history.  

Sep 12   On this day in history the birth of Maurice Chevalier, French actor  

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

Sep 18   Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Sign of Four" (BG) in the year 1888.  

Sep 18   In the year 1888 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   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   Gerhard Kittel, German anti-semitic theologist (Die Oden Salomons) on this day in history.  

Sep 25   On this day in history royal Court Theatre, London, opens  

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 in the year 1888.  

Sep 28   In the year 1888 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   On this day in history 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 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) on this day in history.  

Oct 06   Li Ta-chao, co-founder with Mao Tse-tung (Chinese Communist Party) in the year 1888.  

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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1888

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   John Garand, American inventor (d. 1974) was born in the year 1888.  

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   Richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1888 birth of emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed)  

Famous Deaths In 1888

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   On this day in history henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday  

Jan 14   In the year 1888 stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

Jan 21   In the year 1888 stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

Jan 29   On this day in history edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75  

Jan 30   Asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   John Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815) died on this day in history.  

Feb 05   In the year 1888 anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49  

Feb 13   In the year 1888 death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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