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Historical Events In 1888

Sunday, 19 January 2020

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

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   On this day in history dutch Heidemaatschappij established  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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   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   Chester Conklin, Oskaloosa IA, actor (Every Day's a Holiday, Greed) in the year 1888.  

Jan 12   In the year 1888 claude Delvincourt, composer  

Jan 13   In the year 1888 national Geographic Society founded  

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

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 in the year 1888.  

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

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 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 in the year 1888.  

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

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

Feb 02   Candelario Huizar, composer in the year 1888.  

Feb 03   On this day in history joris Baers, Flemish bibliography/founder (Boekengids)  

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

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   Arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Matt Moore, County Meath Ireland, actor (Coquette, Deluge) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   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   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 in the year 1888.  

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

Feb 13   Jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814) died on this day in history.  

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