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Historical Events In 1888

Tuesday, 23 February 2021

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

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

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

Jan 05   Dutch Heidemaatschappij established in the year 1888.  

Jan 05   Henri Herz, composer, dies at a day before 85th birthday on this day in history.  

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

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

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   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) in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 14   Stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 20   In the year 1888 leadbelly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line)  

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   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   In the year 1888 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   National Geographic Society organizes (Wash DC) on this day in history.  

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

Jan 30   In the year 1888 harry Moses 297 not out for New South Wales against Victoria  

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

Feb 02   Candelario Huizar, composer in the year 1888.  

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

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

Feb 05   In the year 1888 anton Mauve, Dutch painter/cousin of Vincent Van Gogh, dies at 49  

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   Arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12) was born in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 08   Richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972) was born in the year 1888.  

Jan 08   Matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 10   Grock, Switzerland, clown was born in the year 1888.  

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

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

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 31   In the year 1888 death of john Bosco, Italian priest, youth worker, educator, founder of the Salesian Society (b. 1815)  

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

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

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