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Historical Events In 1888

Sunday, 27 September 2020

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

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   Claude Delvincourt, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1888 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   On this day in history stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

Jan 15   Joseph Henabery, Omaha NE, director (Cobra) in the year 1888.  

Jan 20   Leadbelly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line) in the year 1888.  

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

Jan 23   In the year 1888 gilbert Ledward, British sculptor  

Jan 23   In the year 1888 natural gas discovered in Kingsville Ontario,by well drillers  

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

Jan 24   Jacob L. Wortman (of Philadelphia) receives a U.S. patent for the typewriter ribbon in the year 1888.  

Jan 27   In the year 1888 national Geographic Society founded in Washington, DC, US.  

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 in the year 1888.  

Jan 30   In the year 1888 asa Gray, US botanist (Flora of North America), dies at 77  

Jan 30   Harry Moses 297 not out for New South Wales against Victoria in the year 1888.  

Jan 30   Harry Moses 297 not out for NSW against Victoria in the year 1888.  

Feb 02   In the year 1888 candelario Huizar, composer  

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

Feb 04   Paul Althaus, German theologist (The Christian Truth) on this day in history.  

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

Feb 06   In the year 1888 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   In the year 1888 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   Richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   In the year 1888 stephen Heller, composer, dies at 74  

Jan 21   Stephan Hale Alonzo Marsh, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

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 31   On this day in history 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   Jean Baptiste Lamy, 1st Archbishop of Santa Fe (b. 1814) died in the year 1888.  

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