Historical Events In 1888
Sunday, 29 March 2020
Sep 04 On this day in history george Eastman registers the trademark Kodak, and receives a US patent for his camera that uses roll film.
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 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 in the year 1888.
Sep 08 Louis Zimmer, Flemish clock maker (Jubelklok/Wonder Clock) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history domingo F Sarmiento, president of Argentina (1868-74), dies at 77
Sep 12 Maurice Chevalier, Paris, thanked heaven for little girls (Gigi) on this day in history.
Sep 12 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Greek Interpreter" (BG) in the year 1888.
Sep 12 The birth of Maurice Chevalier, French actor on this day in history.
Sep 16 Almira Sessions, Washington DC, actress (Okla Annie) on this day in history.
Sep 18 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Sign of Four" (BG) in the year 1888.
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) in the year 1888.
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 Royal Court Theatre, London, opens on this day in history.
Sep 25 Start of Sherlock Holmes "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (BG) in the year 1888.
Sep 26 In the year 1888 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 On this day in history herman McNeile, Cornwall England, soldier/novelist (Bull-Dog Drummond)
Sep 30 "Jack the Ripper" butchers 2 more women, Liz Stride & Kate Eddowes on this day in history.
Sep 30 On this day in history catherine Eddowes, English, murdered by Jack the Ripper at 45
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 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) on this day in history.