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Historical Events In 1888

Thursday, 02 April 2020

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

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   In the year 1888 start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "The Valley of Fear" (BG)  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 12   In the year 1888 claude Delvincourt, composer  

Jan 13   On this day in history national Geographic Society founded  

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

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

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

Jan 15   In the year 1888 joseph Henabery, Omaha NE, director (Cobra)  

Jan 20   Leadbelly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line) in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 23   Gilbert Ledward, British sculptor on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Natural gas discovered in Kingsville Ontario,by well drillers in the year 1888.  

Jan 24   Ernst Heinrich Heinkel, German inventor (1st rocket-powered aircraft) in the year 1888.  

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 in the year 1888.  

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 in the year 1888.  

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

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

Jan 30   Harry Moses 297 not out for NSW against Victoria in the year 1888.  

Feb 02   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49  

Feb 06   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12)  

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

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)  

Jan 10   Grock, Switzerland, clown was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 29   On this day in history edward Lear, poet/author, dies at 75  

Jan 30   In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.  

Feb 05   In the year 1888 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 on this day in history.  

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