Historical Events In 1888
Thursday, 30 June 2022
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 Charles Turner becomes the first bowler to take 250 wickets in an English season in the year 1888.
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 In the year 1888 louis Zimmer, Flemish clock maker (Jubelklok/Wonder Clock)
Sep 09 In the year 1888 john van Swieten, Dutch governor of West-Sumatra, dies at 71
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 in the year 1888.
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) on this day in history.
Sep 12 The birth of Maurice Chevalier, French actor in the year 1888.
Sep 16 Almira Sessions, Washington DC, actress (Okla Annie) in the year 1888.
Sep 18 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Sign of Four" (BG) on this day in history.
Sep 18 On this day in history start of the Sherlock Holmes adventure "The Sign of Four" (BG)
Sep 19 On this day in history porter Hall, Cincinnati OH, actor (Half-Breed, Double Indenity)
Sep 19 World's 1st beauty contest (Spa Belgium) on this day in history.
Sep 22 Sophia J W "Sophie" Hermse, actress (Vorstenschool) in the year 1888.
Sep 23 Gerhard Kittel, German anti-semitic theologist (Die Oden Salomons) in the year 1888.
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 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 Herman McNeile, Cornwall England, soldier/novelist (Bull-Dog Drummond) on this day in history.
Sep 30 On this day in history "Jack the Ripper" butchers 2 more women, Liz Stride & Kate Eddowes
Sep 30 Catherine Eddowes, English, murdered by Jack the Ripper at 45 in the year 1888.
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 Carl von Ossietzky, Germany, journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1935) on this day in history.
Oct 06 Li Ta-chao, co-founder with Mao Tse-tung (Chinese Communist Party) in the year 1888.
Oct 07 Henry A Wallace, (D/P) 33rd VP (1941-45)/founder Progressive Party in the year 1888.
Oct 08 On this day in history clifford Heatherley, Preston England, actress (For Love or Money)