Historical Events In 1888
Sunday, 31 May 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 on this day in history.
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 Edith Eleanor McLean is 1st baby place in an incubator on this day in history.
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 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 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 In the year 1888 start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Greek Interpreter" (BG)
Sep 12 In the year 1888 the birth of Maurice Chevalier, French actor
Sep 16 On this day in history almira Sessions, Washington DC, actress (Okla Annie)
Sep 18 In the year 1888 start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Sign of Four" (BG)
Sep 18 Start of the Sherlock Holmes adventure "The Sign of Four" (BG) on this day in history.
Sep 19 In the year 1888 porter Hall, Cincinnati OH, actor (Half-Breed, Double Indenity)
Sep 19 World's 1st beauty contest (Spa Belgium) on this day in history.
Sep 22 Sophia J W "Sophie" Hermse, actress (Vorstenschool) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 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 "Jack the Ripper" butchers 2 more women, Liz Stride & Kate Eddowes in the year 1888.
Sep 30 Catherine Eddowes, English, murdered by Jack the Ripper at 45 in the year 1888.
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 In the year 1888 national Geographic magazine publishes for 1st time
Oct 03 In the year 1888 carl von Ossietzky, Germany, journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1935)
Oct 06 In the year 1888 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 In the year 1888 clifford Heatherley, Preston England, actress (For Love or Money)