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Historical Events Happened In 1888

Thursday, 05 March 2015

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

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   On this day in history dutch Heidemaatschappij established  

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   In the year 1888 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   Claude Delvincourt, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 13   National Geographic Society founded in the year 1888.  

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

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

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   In the year 1888 natural gas discovered in Kingsville Ontario,by well drillers  

Jan 24   In the year 1888 ernst Heinrich Heinkel, German inventor (1st rocket-powered aircraft)  

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

Feb 02   In the year 1888 candelario Huizar, composer  

Feb 03   In the year 1888 joris Baers, Flemish bibliography/founder (Boekengids)  

Feb 04   Paul Althaus, German theologist (The Christian Truth) in the year 1888.  

Feb 05   Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 08   Matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of grock, Switzerland, clown  

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

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

Jan 21   Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1888.  

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 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   On this day in history death of jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814)