Things that happened in 1888...

*National Geographic Society, The Football League, and the Delta Delta Delta sorority are founded.

*Jack the Ripper murders several women in the Whitechapel distract of London, he is never caught.

*Casey at the Bat published.

*Painter Vincent Van Gogh, who is suffering from mental illness cuts off his ear.

*Susan B. Anthony organizes the Congress for Women's Rights.

*The Washington Monument opens in Washington, DC.

*George Eastman patents the Kodak camera and they become pouplar.

*Roundhay Garden Scene, the earliest known motion picture filmed.

People Born in 1888...

*Composer Irving Berlin.

*Athlete Jim Thrope.

*T.E. Lawrence, Lawrence of Arabia.

*Kennedy Family Patriach, Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr.

*Singer Maurice Chevalier.

*Writers T.S Eliot and Eugene O'Neil.

*Comedian Harpo Marx.

*Conservationist Grey Owl

People who died in 1888...

*Writers Edward Lear and Louisa May Alcott.

*ASPCA founder Henry Bergh.

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