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Historical Events In 1888

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Sep 04   In the year 1888 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   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 in the year 1888.  

Sep 06   On this day in history joseph P Kennedy, Boston Mass, diplomat, father of JFK, RFK & Teddy  

Sep 07   On this day in history 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   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   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   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   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   World's 1st beauty contest (Spa Belgium) on this day in history.  

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

Sep 23   On this day in history gerhard Kittel, German anti-semitic theologist (Die Oden Salomons)  

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

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) in the year 1888.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 30   Catherine Eddowes, English, murdered by Jack the Ripper at 45 on this day in history.  

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   National Geographic magazine publishes for 1st time in the year 1888.  

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   Henry A Wallace, (D/P) 33rd VP (1941-45)/founder Progressive Party in the year 1888.  

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   John Garand, American inventor (d. 1974) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 04   In the year 1888 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   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 in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 10   Grock, Switzerland, clown was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

Jan 29   In the year 1888 edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75  

Jan 30   Asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77 in the year 1888.  

Jan 31   In the year 1888 death of john Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815)  

Feb 05   In the year 1888 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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