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Historical Events Happened In 1888

Saturday, 18 April 2015

Jan 03   In the year 1888 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   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   Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "The Valley of Fear" (BG) in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 08   In the year 1888 matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge)  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jan 20   In the year 1888 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   Gilbert Ledward, British sculptor in the year 1888.  

Jan 23   In the year 1888 natural gas discovered in Kingsville Ontario,by well drillers  

Jan 24   On this day in history ernst Heinrich Heinkel, German inventor (1st rocket-powered aircraft)  

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

Jan 27   National Geographic Society founded in Washington, DC, US on this day in history.  

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

Jan 27   In the year 1888 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   On this day in history asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77  

Jan 30   On this day in history harry Moses 297 not out for New South Wales against Victoria  

Jan 30   Harry Moses 297 not out for NSW against Victoria on this day in history.  

Feb 02   Candelario Huizar, composer in the year 1888.  

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

Feb 04   Paul Althaus, German theologist (The Christian Truth) on this day in history.  

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 People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of john Garand, American inventor (d. 1974)  

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   On this day in history birth of matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960)  

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   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1888 asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77  

Jan 31   In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.