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Historical Events Happened In 1888

Monday, 22 December 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   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   On this day in history henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday  

Jan 07   In the year 1888 start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "The Valley of Fear" (BG)  

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

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

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

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

Jan 12   Claude Delvincourt, composer in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 13   National Geographic Society founded (Washington DC) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 23   Gilbert Ledward, British sculptor on this day in history.  

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   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   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   In the year 1888 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   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) on this day in history.  

Feb 04   In the year 1888 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   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 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   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 in the year 1888.  

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

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

Jan 10   Grock, Switzerland, clown was born on this day in history.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1888.  

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   Jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814) died on this day in history.