Historical Events In 1888
Wednesday, 19 February 2020
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 Oskar Schlemmer, German painter/sculptor on this day in history.
Sep 05 On this day in history sarvepalli Radhakrishan, president (India)/philosopher
Sep 06 In the year 1888 charles Turner becomes the first bowler to take 250 wickets in an English season
Sep 06 In the year 1888 joseph P Kennedy, Boston Mass, diplomat, father of JFK, RFK & Teddy
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 on this day in history.
Sep 08 Louis Zimmer, Flemish clock maker (Jubelklok/Wonder Clock) on this day in history.
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 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 The birth of Maurice Chevalier, French actor in the year 1888.
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) on this day in history.
Sep 19 On this day in history porter Hall, Cincinnati OH, actor (Half-Breed, Double Indenity)
Sep 19 In the year 1888 world's 1st beauty contest (Spa Belgium)
Sep 22 Sophia J W "Sophie" Hermse, actress (Vorstenschool) in the year 1888.
Sep 23 On this day in history gerhard Kittel, German anti-semitic theologist (Die Oden Salomons)
Sep 25 On this day in history royal Court Theatre, London, opens
Sep 25 In the year 1888 start of Sherlock Holmes "The Hound of the Baskervilles" (BG)
Sep 26 T S Eliot, St Louis poet/dramatist/critic (Waste Land-Nobel 1948) on this day in history.
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 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 A new Chinese Exclusion Act voted by Congress, forbids Chinese workers who have left the United States to return in the year 1888.
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 On this day in history li Ta-chao, co-founder with Mao Tse-tung (Chinese Communist Party)
Oct 07 In the year 1888 henry A Wallace, (D/P) 33rd VP (1941-45)/founder Progressive Party
Oct 08 In the year 1888 clifford Heatherley, Preston England, actress (For Love or Money)