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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