The year 1888 has a special significance of its own in India and world history. Let us know some such important events of the year 1888 such as: born famous people, death of famous people, war treaty, independence of a country, invention of new technology, change of power, important national and international day etc., knowing which your general Knowledge will increase.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1888 in World ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
18 MayThe first gramophone record in the United States was played.
13 JuneThe US Congress formed the Department of Labor.
21 JulyBritish inventor Dunlop designed tires and tubes which increased the speed of transport.
27 JulyPhilippe Pratt showcased the first electric automobile.
07 NovemberRenowned scientist and Nobel laureate CV Raman was born.
11 NovemberFreedom fighter Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was born in Saudi Arabia.
05 AugustBertha Benz, the wife of the inventor of the car who invented the car, traveled 104 kilometers from Mannheim, Germany to Pforzheim, becoming the first person to travel such a long distance by car.
20 April246 people died due to hailstorm in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh.
26 JanuaryThe Lawn Tennis Association was established in England.
06 FebruaryGillis Bildt became Prime Minister of Sweden.
09 MarchFrederick III became Emperor of German and King of Prussia.
24 AprilThe Kodak Company was founded by George Eastman.
04 MayItaly and Spain signed military treaties.
05 JuneUS Democrat was nominated for President Grover Cleveland.
27 JulyThe first American electric tricycle was built by Philip Pratt.
07 AugustPhiladelphia Theophilus built a revolving van door.
19 SeptemberThe world's first beauty pageant was launched in Belgium.
01 OctoberNational Geographic magazine was first published.
27 NovemberThe International Delta Delta Delta Sorority was established at Boston University.
07 DecemberJohn Boyd Dunlop invented air bicycles tires.
03 JanuaryThe 91 cm refracting telescope at the Lick Observatory near San Jose, California, at the time the largest telescope in the world, was used for the first time.
27 JanuaryThe National Geographic Society, publisher of National Geographic magazine, was incorporated in Washington, D.C., as 'a society for the increase and diffusion of geographical knowledge'.
11 MarchThe Great Blizzard of 1888 struck the northeastern UnitedStates, producing snowdrifts in excess of 50 ft (15 m) and confiningsome people to their houses for up to a week.
23 MarchLed by William McGregor, ten football clubs met in London with the aim of establishing the Football League, the oldest league competition in world football.
03 AprilIn East Endeondon's East Whalechapal district, women criminals were killed or earlier committed 11 unresolved cruel murders.
09 AprilThe concertgebov concert hall was inaugurated at Amsterdam.
13 MayPrincess Isabel of the Brazilian empire signed the Lei Orinto Act, formally abolishing slavery in Brazil.
03 JuneAmerican writer Ernest Thyer's baseball poem 'KC at the Babut' was first published in the San Francisco examiner.
14 JuneA recording by the English composer Arthur Sulivan's The Lostchide (Audio Clip Wright), which took place during a press conference with Thomas Edison's Eponograph in London.
05 AugustBerth Benz made the first long-distance automobile visit, returning the next day, benzo km (66 mi) to go from Manhem to Pforzheim, Germany, bennted in benz Patent-Motarwagen.
14 AugustA recording by the English musician Arthur Sulivan's The Lostchide (Audio Clip Wright), which was one of the first recording of music during a press conference starting from Thomas Edison's Eponograph in London.
31 AugustThe body of Mary Ann Nicols was found on the ground in front of the stagnant entrance, excited in London, was the first victim of the unknown serial killer, allegedly known as Jack the Ripper (illustration).
04 SeptemberAmerican inventor George Eastman registered the trademark 'Kodak ' after receiving a patent for his role film camera.
09 OctoberThe Washington Memorial in Washington, DC, which was the tallest building of that time, was officially opened to the general public.
14 OctoberFrench inventor Louis Le Prince filmed the Roundhe, Leeds, Westorekshire, England, the earliest living picture roundhe garden scene.
30 OctoberKing Libengula of Matabeleland approved the Rood Consulation Togues of Cecil Rhodes, establishing the construction of the British South Africa company.
09 NovemberMary Jane Kelly was murdered in London; He was widely considered the fifth and final victim of the notorious unknown serialist Jack the Ripper.
23 DecemberDuring a battle of mental illness, Dutch painter Vincent van Gogastock hit his friend French painter Paul Gowgin with a razor, and then cut the lower part of his left ear and aprostrate him.

Important Historical Events of the Year 1888 in India ⚡

Event__DateIncident/Event
05 SeptemberThe second President of India, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan was born into a Brahmin family in the small village of Tirumani in Tamil Nadu.
26 JuneThe great freedom fighter and social reformer Ghanshyam Das Birla was born in Pilani. Birla inherited family business and transferred to other areas to diversify. Of these, at least three contemporary family business groups present in India can find Ghanshyam Das today. Among these businesses, he wanted to convert money lending business into manufacturing. So he left for Calcutta in Bengal, the world's largest jute producing area.

Famous People's Birthdays in 1888 😀

BirthName/Category/Country
15 JanuarySaifuddin Kitchlew / Politician / India
11 NovemberMaulana Abul Kalam Azad / Politician / Saudi Arab
05 SeptemberDr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan / Politician / India
27 NovemberGanesh Vasudev Mavalankar / Politician / India
04 JanuaryM. Patanjali Sastri / Lawyer / India
04 AugustTaher Saifuddin / Religious Leader / India
05 SeptemberDr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan / Professor / India
05 SeptemberDr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan / Teacher / India
05 SeptemberSarvepalli Radhakrishnan / Philosopher / India
05 SeptemberSarvepalli Radhakrishnan / Politician / India
07 NovemberC. V. Raman / Academic / India
07 NovemberChandrasekhara Venkata Raman / Physician / India
11 NovemberAbul Kalam Azad / Activist / India
11 NovemberAbul Kalam Muhiyuddin Ahmed Azad / Politician / India
11 MayAsaf Ali / Activist / India
11 NovemberJ. B. Kripalani / Politician / India
11 NovemberJivatram Bhagwandas Kripalani / Lawyer / India
11 NovemberMaulana Abdul Kalam Azad / Politician / India
11 NovemberMaulana Abul Kalam Azad / Politician / India
15 JanuaryDr. Saifuddin Kichalu / Lawyer / India
15 JanuarySaiffudin Kichlu / Politician / India
17 JanuaryBabu Gulabrai / Author / India
27 NovemberGanesh Vasudev Mavalankar / Freedom Fighter / India
27 NovemberGanesh Vasudev Mavalankar / Politician / India

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