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1888

1888 History Facts:
  • National Geographic Society is founded in Washington, D.C.
  • John Reid (Scotland) demonstrates the game of golf to Americans in New York.
  • The English Football League is established.
  • Eastman Kodak Company forms.
  • George Eastman patents the "Kodak box camera"
  • Wilhelm II becomes emperor of Germany.
  • Bandai volcano, in Japan, erupts for the first time in 1,000 years.
  • John Boyd Dunlop makes a patent application for the pneumatic tire.
  • George Eastman patents 1st roll-film camera and registers "Kodak".
  • National Geographic magazine publishes for the first time.
  • John Boyd Dunlop patents pneumatic bicycle tire.
  • William Bundy patents the employee timecard clock.
  • Vincent van Gogh cuts off his left ear.
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