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Historical Events In 1888

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Jan 03   In the year 1888 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 in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1888 dutch Heidemaatschappij established  

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

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

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

Jan 08   Matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge) in the year 1888.  

Jan 10   In the year 1888 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   On this day in history national Geographic Society founded  

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   On this day in history joseph Henabery, Omaha NE, director (Cobra)  

Jan 20   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history national Geographic Society founded in Washington, DC, US.  

Jan 27   In the year 1888 national Geographic Society organizes (Wash DC)  

Jan 27   On this day in history the National Geographic Society is founded in Washington, D.C.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 30   On this day in history 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   On this day in history paul Althaus, German theologist (The Christian Truth)  

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

Feb 06   Ljudmil Stojanow, Bulgarian poet (Metsh i Slowo, Cholera) in the year 1888.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1888

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1888 birth of john Garand, American inventor (d. 1974)  

Jan 04   In the year 1888 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   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 in the year 1888.  

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

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

Jan 14   On this day in history 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 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 in the year 1888.  

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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