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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.  

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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   On this day in history birth of arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12)  

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   Matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)  

Jan 10   Grock, Switzerland, clown was born in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 14   Stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1888 asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77  

Jan 31   On this day in history death of john Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815)  

Feb 05   Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49 in the year 1888.  

Feb 13   Jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814) died on this day in history.  

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