The Artist Who Helped Invent Space Travel
If Lucian Rudaux was the Grandfather of space art, Chesley Bonestell was the father. He was born on January 1, 1888, 15 years before the Wright brothers first flew and 38 years before the launch of th...
Evelyn Nesbit, Harry Thaw & The 1906 Stanford White Murder
In the annals of 20th century crime there are many cases that claim the title of the “crime of the century.” From the Lindbergh kidnapping case to the O.J Simpson saga, the public has always had an un...
Lawrence Of Arabia Dies - May 19, 1935
T.E. Lawrence, known to the world as Lawrence of Arabia, dies as a retired Royal Air Force mechanic living under an assumed name. The legendary war hero, author, and archaeological scholar succumbed t...
Ramón Gómez de la Serna
Ramón Gómez de la Serna Puig (July 3, 1888, Madrid – January 13, 1963, Buenos Aires) was a Spanish writer, dramatist and avant-garde agitator. He strongly influenced surrealist film maker Luis Buñuel....
Ramón Gómez de la Serna - Wikipedia
The Artist Who Helped Invent Space Travel
If Lucian Rudaux was the Grandfather of space art, Chesley Bonestell was the father. He was born on January 1, 1888, 15 years before the Wright brothers first flew and 38 years before the launch of th...
Delos Carleton Emmons
Delos Carleton Emmons was a Lieutenant General in the United States Army. Essentially a "desk general", he was the military governor of Hawaii in the aftermath of the Attack on Pearl Harbor and admini...
Delos Carleton Emmons - Wikipedia
Evelyn Nesbit, Harry Thaw & The 1906 Stanford White Murder
In the annals of 20th century crime there are many cases that claim the title of the “crime of the century.” From the Lindbergh kidnapping case to the O.J Simpson saga, the public has always had an un...
Lawrence Of Arabia Dies - May 19, 1935
T.E. Lawrence, known to the world as Lawrence of Arabia, dies as a retired Royal Air Force mechanic living under an assumed name. The legendary war hero, author, and archaeological scholar succumbed t...
Ollie Hanson
Earl Sylvester "Ollie" Hanson (January 19, 1896 – August 19, 1951) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Chicago Cubs in 1921.
Kan Kikuchi
Hiroshi Kikuchi (菊池 寛, Kikuchi Hiroshi, December 26, 1888 – March 6, 1948), known by his pen name Kan Kikuchi (which uses the same kanji as his real name), was a Japanese author born in Takama...
Kan Kikuchi - Wikipedia
Edward Linden
Edward Linden (born Edwin Gilbert Linden, August 26, 1891 in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, USA; died November 15, 1956 (age 68) in Los Angeles, California, USA) was an American cinematographer. He served as...
Percy Kilbride
Percy William Kilbride (July 16, 1888 – December 11, 1964) was an American character actor. He made a career of playing country hicks, most memorably as Pa Kettle in the Ma and Pa Kettle series of fea...
Percy Kilbride - Wikipedia
Babu Gulabrai
Babu Gulabrai (January 17, 1888 – April 13, 1963) (pen name: Gulabrai MA) was a significant figure in modern Hindi literature.
Babu Gulabrai was born in Etawah, where his father, Babu Bhawani Pras...
Walter Sillers, Jr.
Walter Sillers Jr. (April 13, 1888 – September 24, 1966) was an American lawyer and legislative leader from Mississippi. An ardent segregationist, he was part of the splinter Dixiecrat movement of 194...
Skotte Jacobsson
Skotte Jacobsson (February 24, 1888 – October 8, 1964) was a Swedish track and field athlete who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics. During that competition, he finished 17th in the triple jum...
Elias Gabrielsen
Elias Gabrielsen (5 December 1888 – 1973) was a Norwegian trade unionist, newspaper editor and politician for the Labour and Communist parties.He spent his early working career at sea, before working ...
Arthur Black (unionist politician)
Arthur Black PC(NI) KC (6 February 1888 – 15 April 1968) was an Irish barrister, judge and Ulster Unionist Party politician.Born in Belfast, he was educated at Mountpottinger Elementary School and Cam...
J. Frederick Kelly
J. Frederick Kelly (1888–1947) was an American architect who has designed significant houses. Kelly was regarded as the leading architectural historian in Connecticut.Kelly's work includes three prop...
Kaare Bache
Kaare Bache (28 April 1888 – 13 March 1978) was a Norwegian triple jumper. He represented Kristiania IF and Oslo IL.At the 1920 Summer Olympics he finished ninth in the triple jump final with a jump o...
Jack Flanagan
John Flanagan (11 July 1888 – date of death unknown) was an Australian politician. He was an Australian Labor Party member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly from 1930 until 1932, repre...
Hans Oehler
Hans Oehler (December 18, 1888 - January 7, 1967) was a Swiss journalist and a sympathizer of Nazism. Initially a journalist, Oehler turned his attention towards producing pro-German material. Later...
Abdurahman Čokić
Abdurrahman Čokić (1888 – 1954) was a Bosnian mufti. He completed basic education in Behrambeg's Madrassa. He was enrolled in sharia tribunal school 1908 but soon left and went to Istanbul, where he e...
Leong Yew Koh
Tun Leong Yew Koh was the first Governor of Malacca since independence.
Born in Salak Utara, Sungai Siput, Perak on 22 August 1888, Leong was the son of Leong Yew Teen, who was responsible in deve...
Milan Stojadinović
Milan Stojadinović (Serbian Cyrillic: Милан Стојадиновић; 4 August 1888 – 26 October 1961) was a Serbian and Yugoslav political figure and a noted economist. From 1935 until 1939 he served as Prim...
Milan Stojadinović - Wikipedia
James O. Argue
James Oswald Argue (September 12, 1888 in Elgin, Manitoba – 1955) was a politician in the Canadian province of Manitoba. He served in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba as a Progressive Conservativ...
Perry Grimm (American football)
Perry E. Grimm was an American football coach in the United States.
Grimm was the head college football coach for the Adrian Bulldogs located in Adrian, Michigan. He held that position for the 191...
Khudadad Khan
Khudadad Khan, VC (20 October 1888 – 8 March 1971) born in Chakwal in what is now Pakistan, was the first South Asian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest military award for gallantry in...
Khudadad Khan - Wikipedia
Ed Klepfer
Edward Lloyd Klepfer, who was commonly known as "Big Ed", is a former Major League Baseball spitball pitcher who played for the New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox and Cleveland Indians from 1911 to 1...
Ed Klepfer - Wikipedia
Frederick Godber, 1st Baron Godber
Frederick Godber, 1st Baron Godber (6 November 1888 – 10 April 1976), was a British petroleum executive.Godber was Chairman and Managing Director of Shell. He was Knighted 7 July 1942. He was raised ...
Gérard Cochet
Gérard Cochet (Avranches, 13 October 1888 – Paris, 8 January 1969) was a French illustrator.Born in Avranches, France, he attended the Académie Julian in 1909. After the First World War he exhibited a...