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Historical Events In 1888

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

Jan 03   1st wax drinking straw patented, by Marvin C Stone in Washington DC in the year 1888.  

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) in the year 1888.  

Jan 05   In the year 1888 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   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Valley of Fear" (BG)  

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) in the year 1888.  

Jan 11   In the year 1888 chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed)  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1888 national Geographic Society founded  

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   In the year 1888 joseph Henabery, Omaha NE, director (Cobra)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1888.  

Jan 27   In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.  

Jan 30   Asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77 in the year 1888.  

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 in the year 1888.  

Feb 02   In the year 1888 candelario Huizar, composer  

Feb 03   On this day in history joris Baers, Flemish bibliography/founder (Boekengids)  

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

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 in the year 1888.  

Jan 04   In the year 1888 birth of arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12)  

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

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

Jan 10   In the year 1888 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   Henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday in the year 1888.  

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

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 in the year 1888.  

Jan 31   John Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815) died in the year 1888.  

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

Feb 13   Jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814) died on this day in history.  

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