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Historical Events In 1888

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

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

Jan 03   In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 07   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Valley of Fear" (BG)  

Jan 08   On this day in history 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   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   National Geographic Society founded on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1888 stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

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   On this day in history stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

Jan 23   In the year 1888 gilbert Ledward, British sculptor  

Jan 23   Natural gas discovered in Kingsville Ontario,by well drillers on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 30   In the year 1888 harry Moses 297 not out for NSW against Victoria  

Feb 02   On this day in history candelario Huizar, composer  

Feb 03   Joris Baers, Flemish bibliography/founder (Boekengids) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 05   Anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49 in the year 1888.  

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

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

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972)  

Jan 08   In the year 1888 birth of matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960)  

Jan 10   Emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1888 birth of grock, Switzerland, clown  

Jan 11   Chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed) was born in the year 1888.  

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   In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.  

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

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