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.