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Historical Events Happened In 1888

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Jan 03   1st wax drinking straw patented, by Marvin C Stone in Washington DC on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12)  

Jan 05   On this day in history dutch Heidemaatschappij established  

Jan 05   Henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday on this day in history.  

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

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   Emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks) on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed) on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 13   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history joseph Henabery, Omaha NE, director (Cobra)  

Jan 20   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Jacob L. Wortman (of Philadelphia) receives a U.S. patent for the typewriter ribbon on this day in history.  

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

Jan 27   On this day in history national Geographic Society organizes (Wash DC)  

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

Jan 29   Edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 30   Harry Moses 297 not out for New South Wales against Victoria on this day in history.  

Jan 30   On this day in history harry Moses 297 not out for NSW against Victoria  

Feb 02   On this day in history candelario Huizar, composer  

Feb 03   Joris Baers, Flemish bibliography/founder (Boekengids) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 05   On this day in history anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49  

Feb 06   Ljudmil Stojanow, Bulgarian poet (Metsh i Slowo, Cholera) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1888

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of john Garand, American inventor (d. 1974)  

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

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

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972)  

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960)  

Jan 10   Emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of grock, Switzerland, clown  

Jan 11   Chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1888

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 05   On this day in history henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday  

Jan 14   Stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   On this day in history death of john Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815)  

Feb 05   On this day in history anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49  

Feb 13   On this day in history death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)