On This Day

September 1888 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV

  • Sep 19 One of first known modern beauty contests held in Spa, Belgium

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • Sep 12 Maurice Chevalier, French actor and singer (Thank Heaven For Little Girls), born in Paris (d. 1972)
  • Sep 16 Almira Sessions, American actress (Oklahoma Annie), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1974)
  • Sep 19 Porter Hall, American actor (Half-Breed, Double Indemnity), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1953)
  • Sep 22 Sophia J W "Sophie" Hermse, actress (But a Dream, Vorstenschool), born (d. 1975)