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Historical Events In 1888

Saturday, 08 May 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   In the year 1888 oskar Schlemmer, German painter/sculptor  

Sep 05   In the year 1888 sarvepalli Radhakrishan, president (India)/philosopher  

Sep 06   Charles Turner becomes the first bowler to take 250 wickets in an English season on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1888.  

Sep 08   In the year 1888 louis Zimmer, Flemish clock maker (Jubelklok/Wonder Clock)  

Sep 09   John van Swieten, Dutch governor of West-Sumatra, dies at 71 in the year 1888.  

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

Sep 12   Maurice Chevalier, Paris, thanked heaven for little girls (Gigi) in the year 1888.  

Sep 12   In the year 1888 start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Greek Interpreter" (BG)  

Sep 12   The birth of Maurice Chevalier, French actor on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1888.  

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) on this day in history.  

Sep 22   On this day in history sophia J W "Sophie" Hermse, actress (Vorstenschool)  

Sep 23   In the year 1888 gerhard Kittel, German anti-semitic theologist (Die Oden Salomons)  

Sep 25   Royal Court Theatre, London, opens on this day in history.  

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) 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) in the year 1888.  

Sep 30   "Jack the Ripper" butchers 2 more women, Liz Stride & Kate Eddowes in the year 1888.  

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   On this day in history national Geographic magazine publishes for 1st time  

Oct 03   Carl von Ossietzky, Germany, journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1935) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 07   On this day in history henry A Wallace, (D/P) 33rd VP (1941-45)/founder Progressive Party  

Oct 08   In the year 1888 clifford Heatherley, Preston England, actress (For Love or Money)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1888

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of john Garand, American inventor (d. 1974)  

Jan 04   Arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 08   Matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1888 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   In the year 1888 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   Henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday in the year 1888.  

Jan 14   Stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1888.  

Jan 21   Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 05   Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

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

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