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Historical Events Happened In 1888

Saturday, 23 May 2015

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

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

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

Jan 07   In the year 1888 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   Matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

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 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) in the year 1888.  

Jan 24   Jacob L. Wortman (of Philadelphia) receives a U.S. patent for the typewriter ribbon in the year 1888.  

Jan 27   On this day in history national Geographic Society founded in Washington, DC, US.  

Jan 27   In the year 1888 national Geographic Society organizes (Wash DC)  

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

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 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   Candelario Huizar, composer in the year 1888.  

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   In the year 1888 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   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 in the year 1888.  

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

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   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   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   In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.  

Jan 29   Edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75 in the year 1888.  

Jan 30   In the year 1888 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 on this day in history.  

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)