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Historical Events Happened In 1888

Sunday, 14 February 2016

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   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   Henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday in the year 1888.  

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

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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history claude Delvincourt, composer  

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   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   Leadbelly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line) on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1888 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   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   In the year 1888 national Geographic Society founded in Washington, DC, US.  

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

Jan 30   Harry Moses 297 not out for New South Wales against Victoria in the year 1888.  

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

Feb 02   Candelario Huizar, composer on this day in history.  

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

Feb 04   In the year 1888 paul Althaus, German theologist (The Christian Truth)  

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) in the year 1888.  

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

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

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

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 31   John Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815) died on this day in history.  

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

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

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