September 1888 in history

September 1888 events chronologically

Sep 4 George Eastman registers the trademark Kodak and receives a patent for his camera that uses roll film
Sep 6 Charles Turner becomes the first bowler to take 250 wickets in an English season. This feat has since been accomplished by Tom Richardson (twice), J. T. Hearne, Wilfred Rhodes (twice) and Tich Freeman (six times)
Sep 8 In Spain, the first travel of Isaac Peral's submarine, was the first practical submarine ever made
Sep 8 In London, the body of Jack the Ripper's second murder victim, Annie Chapman, is found
Sep 8 In England the first six Football League matches are played
Sep 22 The first issue of National Geographic Magazine is published
Sep 30 Jack the Ripper kills his third and fourth victims, Elizabeth Stride and Catherine Eddowes

Top 7 most famous people born in September 1888

Sep 4 Oskar Schlemmer a German painter, sculptor, designer and choreographer associated with the Bauhaus school. In 1923 he was hired as Master of Form at the Bauhaus theatre workshop, after working some time at the workshop of sculpture. His most famous work is "Triadisches Ballett," in which the actors are transfigured from the normal to geometrical shapes. Also in Slat Dance and Treppenwitz, the performers' costumes make them into living sculpture, as if part of the scenery
Sep 5 Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan an Indian philosopher and statesman who was the first Vice President of India and the second President of India from 1962 to 1967.
Sep 6 Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. an American businessman, investor, and government official. Kennedy was the husband of Rose Kennedy. Their children included President John Kennedy , Attorney General and Senator Robert Kennedy , and longtime Senator Ted Kennedy. He was a leading member of the Democratic Party and of the Irish Catholic community. He was the inaugural Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission , appointed by President Franklin Roosevelt, and later directed the Maritime Commission. Kennedy served as the United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom from 1938 until late 1940, including the early part of World War II
Sep 12 Maurice Chevalier a French actor, Cabaret singer and entertainer. He is perhaps best known for his signature songs, including Louise, Mimi, Valentine, and Thank Heaven for Little Girls and for his films, including The Love Parade and The Big Pond. His trademark attire was a boater hat, which he always wore on stage with a tuxedo
Sep 16 Frans Eemil Sillanpää one of the most famous Finnish writers and in 1939 became the first Finnish writer to be awarded the Nobel Prize for literature.
Sep 18 Grey Owl the name Archibald Belaney adopted when he took on a First Nations identity as an adult. Born in England as Archibald Stansfeld Belaney, and migrating to Canada in the first decade of the 20th century, he rose to prominence as a notable author, lecturer, and one of the "most effective apostles of the wilderness". In his experiences with the Ojibwe Indians, Belaney learned the Aboriginal harvesting techniques, trapping, and Ojibwe culture. The pivotal moment of departure for Grey Owl's early conservation work was when he began his relationship with a young Iroquois girl named Gertrude Bernard, who assisted in his transition from trapper to conservationist
Sep 26 T. S. Eliot an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic and "one of the twentieth century's major poets." He was born in Louis, Missouri to an old Yankee family. However he emigrated to England in 1914 and was naturalised as a British subject in 1927 at age 39

Top 7 most famous people died in September 1888

Sep 4 Jón Árnason (author) an Icelandic writer, librarian, and museum director who made the first collection of Icelandic folktales.
Sep 8 Annie Chapman a victim of the notorious unidentified serial killer Jack the Ripper, who killed and mutilated five women in the Whitechapel area of London from late August to early November 1888.
Sep 11 Domingo Faustino Sarmiento an Argentine activist, intellectual, writer, statesman and the seventh President of Argentina. His writing spanned a wide range of genres and topics, from journalism to autobiography, to political philosophy and history. He was a member of a group of intellectuals, known as the Generation of 1837, who had a great influence on nineteenth-century Argentina. He was particularly concerned with educational issues and was also an important influence on the region's literature
Sep 12 August von Werder a Prussian general.
Sep 23 François Achille Bazaine a French general and from 1864, a Marshal of France, who surrendered the last organized French army to the Prussians during the Franco-Prussian war. He was the first Marshal who had started as a legionnaire and like the great Marshals of the First Empire, had risen from the ranks. During four decades of distinguished service under Louis-Philippe and then Napoleon III, he held every rank in the Army from Fusilier to Marshal of France. He became renowned for his determination to lead from the front, for his impassive bearing under fire and for personal bravery verging on the foolhardy. He was sentenced to death by the government of the Third Republic, for his surrender of the fortress city of Metz and his army of 180,000 men to the Prussians on 27 October 1870, during the Franco-Prussian War. This sentence was commuted to 20 years imprisonment in exile, from which he subsequently escaped. He eventually settled in Spain where aged 77, he died alone and impoverished in 1888. To the Foreign Legion he remains a hero and to this day is honoured as one of their bravest soldiers
Sep 30 Elizabeth Stride believed to be the third victim of the notorious unidentified serial killer called Jack the Ripper, who killed and mutilated prostitutes in the Whitechapel area of London from late August to early November 1888.
Sep 30 Catherine Eddowes one of the victims in the Whitechapel murders. She was the second person killed in the early hours of Sunday 30 September 1888, a night which already had seen the murder of Elizabeth Stride less than an hour earlier. These two murders are commonly referred to as the "double event" and have been attributed to the mysterious serial killer known as Jack the Ripper