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Historical Events In 1888

Tuesday, 11 May 2021

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

Jan 03   In the year 1888 the first wax drinking straw patented, by Marvin C Stone in Washington DC  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1888 dutch Heidemaatschappij established  

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

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

Jan 10   In the year 1888 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   National Geographic Society founded on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 15   On this day in history joseph Henabery, Omaha NE, director (Cobra)  

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   On this day in history gilbert Ledward, British sculptor  

Jan 23   In the year 1888 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   In the year 1888 national Geographic Society founded in Washington, DC, US.  

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

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

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

Jan 04   Arthur Berry, England, soccer player (Olympic-gold-1908, 12) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1888 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   Matthew Moore, Irish-American actor (d. 1960) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In the year 1888 birth of emile van Bosch, Dutch revue/operetta-artist (Fair Folks)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 21   On this day in history stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83  

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

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

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

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