On This Day

What Happened on September 4, 1888

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Historic InventionRoll-film Camera

George Eastman patents the first roll-film camera & registers "Kodak"
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Eastman's roll-film camera patent, U.S. Patent No. 388,850
Eastman's roll-film camera patent, U.S. Patent No. 388,850

Famous Birthdays

  • Oskar Schlemmer, German painter, sculptor and choreographer (Triadisches Ballett), born in Stuttgart, German Empire (d. 1943)