Historical Events In 1888
Friday, 14 May 2021
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 On this day in history oskar Schlemmer, German painter/sculptor
Sep 05 Sarvepalli Radhakrishan, president (India)/philosopher in the year 1888.
Sep 06 On this day in history charles Turner becomes the first bowler to take 250 wickets in an English season
Sep 06 On this day in history joseph P Kennedy, Boston Mass, diplomat, father of JFK, RFK & Teddy
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 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 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 in the year 1888.
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 in the year 1888.
Sep 16 On this day in history 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 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) in the year 1888.
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 On this day in history royal Court Theatre, London, opens
Sep 25 Start of Sherlock Holmes "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (BG) in the year 1888.
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 on this day in history.
Sep 28 In the year 1888 herman McNeile, Cornwall England, soldier/novelist (Bull-Dog Drummond)
Sep 30 In the year 1888 "Jack the Ripper" butchers 2 more women, Liz Stride & Kate Eddowes
Sep 30 Catherine Eddowes, English, murdered by Jack the Ripper at 45 on this day in history.
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 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 Li Ta-chao, co-founder with Mao Tse-tung (Chinese Communist Party) on this day in history.
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.