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Historical Events In 1888

Thursday, 22 November 2018

Sep 04   George Eastman registers the trademark Kodak, and receives a US patent for his camera that uses roll film in the year 1888.  

Sep 04   In the year 1888 oskar Schlemmer, German painter/sculptor  

Sep 05   Sarvepalli Radhakrishan, president (India)/philosopher on this day in history.  

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

Sep 06   In the year 1888 joseph P Kennedy, Boston Mass, diplomat, father of JFK, RFK & Teddy  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 08   Louis Zimmer, Flemish clock maker (Jubelklok/Wonder Clock) in the year 1888.  

Sep 09   On this day in history john van Swieten, Dutch governor of West-Sumatra, dies at 71  

Sep 11   In the year 1888 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   Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Greek Interpreter" (BG) on this day in history.  

Sep 12   In the year 1888 the birth of Maurice Chevalier, French actor  

Sep 16   In the year 1888 almira Sessions, Washington DC, actress (Okla Annie)  

Sep 18   In the year 1888 start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Sign of Four" (BG)  

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) on this day in history.  

Sep 19   In the year 1888 world's 1st beauty contest (Spa Belgium)  

Sep 22   Sophia J W "Sophie" Hermse, actress (Vorstenschool) on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1888 start of Sherlock Holmes "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (BG)  

Sep 26   In the year 1888 t S Eliot, St Louis poet/dramatist/critic (Waste Land-Nobel 1948)  

Sep 26   In the year 1888 the birth of T.S Eliot, Poet and playwright  

Sep 28   In the year 1888 herman McNeile, Cornwall England, soldier/novelist (Bull-Dog Drummond)  

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

Oct 08   Clifford Heatherley, Preston England, actress (For Love or Money) in the year 1888.  

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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   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 in the year 1888.  

Jan 08   Matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   Emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks) was born in the year 1888.  

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

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   In the year 1888 henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday  

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

Jan 21   Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 30   On this day in history 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 in the year 1888.  

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