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Historical Events In 1888

Thursday, 18 July 2019

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   Oskar Schlemmer, German painter/sculptor in the year 1888.  

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 in the year 1888.  

Sep 07   Edith Eleanor McLean is 1st baby place in an incubator in the year 1888.  

Sep 08   In England the first six Football League matches ever are played in the year 1888.  

Sep 08   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Sep 12   In the year 1888 maurice Chevalier, Paris, thanked heaven for little girls (Gigi)  

Sep 12   Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Greek Interpreter" (BG) in the year 1888.  

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   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Sign of Four" (BG)  

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   On this day in history world's 1st beauty contest (Spa Belgium)  

Sep 22   Sophia J W "Sophie" Hermse, actress (Vorstenschool) in the year 1888.  

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

Sep 25   In the year 1888 royal Court Theatre, London, opens  

Sep 25   Start of Sherlock Holmes "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (BG) on this day in history.  

Sep 26   T S Eliot, St Louis poet/dramatist/critic (Waste Land-Nobel 1948) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history "Jack the Ripper" butchers 2 more women, Liz Stride & Kate Eddowes  

Sep 30   In the year 1888 catherine Eddowes, English, murdered by Jack the Ripper at 45  

Oct 01   A new Chinese Exclusion Act voted by Congress, forbids Chinese workers who have left the United States to return on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1888

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   John Garand, American inventor (d. 1974) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1888.  

Jan 08   Richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   In the year 1888 birth of emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)  

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

Jan 11   Chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1888

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   Henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49  

Feb 13   In the year 1888 death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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