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Historical Events For 1888

Friday, 26 May 2017

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

Jan 03   In the year 1888 the first wax drinking straw patented, by Marvin C Stone in Washington DC  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 07   Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Valley of Fear" (BG) on this day in history.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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Jan 12   In the year 1888 claude Delvincourt, composer  

Jan 13   On this day in history national Geographic Society founded  

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

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

Jan 14   In the year 1888 stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

Jan 15   Joseph Henabery, Omaha NE, director (Cobra) in the year 1888.  

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   Natural gas discovered in Kingsville Ontario,by well drillers on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history national Geographic Society founded in Washington, DC, US.  

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

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

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

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

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 in the year 1888.  

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 in the year 1888.  

Famous Deaths In 1888

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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

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

Jan 29   In the year 1888 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   In the year 1888 anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49  

Feb 13   In the year 1888 death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)  

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