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Historical Events For 1888

Friday, 24 February 2017

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

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) on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1888 dutch Heidemaatschappij established  

Jan 05   In the year 1888 henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday  

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

Jan 07   In the year 1888 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   Chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed) on this day in history.  

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Jan 12   On this day in history claude Delvincourt, composer  

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

Jan 13   National Geographic Society founded (Washington DC) in the year 1888.  

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   In the year 1888 joseph Henabery, Omaha NE, director (Cobra)  

Jan 20   Leadbelly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line) on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1888 stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

Jan 23   Gilbert Ledward, British sculptor in the year 1888.  

Jan 23   Natural gas discovered in Kingsville Ontario,by well drillers in the year 1888.  

Jan 24   Ernst Heinrich Heinkel, German inventor (1st rocket-powered aircraft) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 27   In the year 1888 the National Geographic Society is founded in Washington, D.C.  

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 in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 30   Harry Moses 297 not out for NSW against Victoria in the year 1888.  

Feb 02   In the year 1888 candelario Huizar, composer  

Feb 03   Joris Baers, Flemish bibliography/founder (Boekengids) in the year 1888.  

Feb 04   Paul Althaus, German theologist (The Christian Truth) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 06   On this day in history ljudmil Stojanow, Bulgarian poet (Metsh i Slowo, Cholera)  

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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 in the year 1888.  

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   Grock, Switzerland, clown was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1888 stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

Jan 21   On this day in history stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

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

Jan 30   On this day in history asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77  

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   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.  

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