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Historical Events Happened In 1888

Sunday, 26 October 2014

Jan 03   In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.  

Jan 04   In the year 1888 arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12)  

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

Jan 08   Matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge) on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 12   In the year 1888 claude Delvincourt, composer  

Jan 13   In the year 1888 national Geographic Society founded  

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

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

Jan 14   On this day in history stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

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

Jan 20   Leadbelly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line) in the year 1888.  

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   Jacob L. Wortman (of Philadelphia) receives a U.S. patent for the typewriter ribbon in the year 1888.  

Jan 27   In the year 1888 national Geographic Society founded in Washington, DC, US.  

Jan 27   National Geographic Society organizes (Wash DC) in the year 1888.  

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

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 30   In the year 1888 harry Moses 297 not out for New South Wales against Victoria  

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

Feb 02   Candelario Huizar, composer on this day in history.  

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

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   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   In the year 1888 birth of john Garand, American inventor (d. 1974)  

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

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

Jan 08   Richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 10   In the year 1888 birth of emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)  

Jan 10   Grock, Switzerland, clown was born in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 14   On this day in history stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

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

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

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

Jan 31   John Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815) died in the year 1888.  

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)