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Historical Events Happened In 1888

Thursday, 29 January 2015

Jan 03   1st wax drinking straw patented, by Marvin C Stone in Washington DC in the year 1888.  

Jan 03   The first wax drinking straw patented, by Marvin C Stone in Washington DC on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12) in the year 1888.  

Jan 05   Dutch Heidemaatschappij established on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday in the year 1888.  

Jan 07   Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "The Valley of Fear" (BG) in the year 1888.  

Jan 07   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Valley of Fear" (BG)  

Jan 08   On this day in history matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge)  

Jan 10   On this day in history emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)  

Jan 11   In the year 1888 chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed)  

Jan 12   Claude Delvincourt, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 13   National Geographic Society founded on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1888 national Geographic Society founded (Washington DC)  

Jan 13   On this day in history national Geographic Society founded (Washington, DC)  

Jan 14   Stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1888.  

Jan 15   Joseph Henabery, Omaha NE, director (Cobra) on this day in history.  

Jan 20   In the year 1888 leadbelly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line)  

Jan 21   Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history gilbert Ledward, British sculptor  

Jan 23   On this day in history natural gas discovered in Kingsville Ontario,by well drillers  

Jan 24   Ernst Heinrich Heinkel, German inventor (1st rocket-powered aircraft) in the year 1888.  

Jan 24   In the year 1888 jacob L. Wortman (of Philadelphia) receives a U.S. patent for the typewriter ribbon.  

Jan 27   National Geographic Society founded in Washington, DC, US on this day in history.  

Jan 27   National Geographic Society organizes (Wash DC) on this day in history.  

Jan 27   On this day in history the National Geographic Society is founded in Washington, D.C.  

Jan 29   On this day in history edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75  

Jan 30   Asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77 in the year 1888.  

Jan 30   On this day in history harry Moses 297 not out for New South Wales against Victoria  

Jan 30   In the year 1888 harry Moses 297 not out for NSW against Victoria  

Feb 02   In the year 1888 candelario Huizar, composer  

Feb 03   On this day in history joris Baers, Flemish bibliography/founder (Boekengids)  

Feb 04   On this day in history paul Althaus, German theologist (The Christian Truth)  

Feb 05   Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49 in the year 1888.  

Feb 06   Ljudmil Stojanow, Bulgarian poet (Metsh i Slowo, Cholera) in the year 1888.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1888

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   John Garand, American inventor (d. 1974) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972)  

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960)  

Jan 10   Emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 10   In the year 1888 birth of grock, Switzerland, clown  

Jan 11   Chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed) was born in the year 1888.  

Famous Deaths In 1888

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   Henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday in the year 1888.  

Jan 14   Stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1888.  

Jan 21   Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 29   Edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75 in the year 1888.  

Jan 30   Asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   In the year 1888 death of john Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815)  

Feb 05   Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49 in the year 1888.  

Feb 13   Jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814) died in the year 1888.