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Historical Events In 1888

Friday, 20 September 2019

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

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) on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history dutch Heidemaatschappij established  

Jan 05   In the year 1888 henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday  

Jan 07   In the year 1888 start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "The Valley of Fear" (BG)  

Jan 07   In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.  

Jan 13   On this day in history national Geographic Society founded  

Jan 13   National Geographic Society founded (Washington DC) in the year 1888.  

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

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

Jan 15   Joseph Henabery, Omaha NE, director (Cobra) on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history leadbelly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line)  

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

Jan 24   Ernst Heinrich Heinkel, German inventor (1st rocket-powered aircraft) on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history jacob L. Wortman (of Philadelphia) receives a U.S. patent for the typewriter ribbon.  

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   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   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   On this day in history candelario Huizar, composer  

Feb 03   In the year 1888 joris Baers, Flemish bibliography/founder (Boekengids)  

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

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

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   Emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 10   In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 21   In the year 1888 stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

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 on this day in history.  

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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