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188
   refers to   
Stoic Philosophy
Tortoise
   has lived for   
188 Years
The Galapagos Tortoise is amongst the largest of the 40 species of tortoise.
188 BC
      
Treaty of Apamea
Between the Roman Republic and Antiochus III (the Great), ruler of the Seleucid Empire.
188
   has the Roman numeral   
CLXXXVIII
Samuel Luther Thompson (1885-98)
   had the nickname   
"Big Sam
Cecil B. DeMille
   was born on   
August 12, 1881
American filmmaker
Johann Strauss II
   composed   
Der Lustige Krieg (1881)
The Merry War
Katsushika Hokusai
   painted   

The Great Wave off Kanagawa; 1831; Japanese; Ukiyo-e; Tokyo National Museum, Japan; Polychrome ink and color on paper; 26 x 38 cm
Rembrandt Van Rijn
   painted   

Artemisia; 1634; Dutch; Dutch Golden Age; Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain, oil on canvas; 142 x 152 cm
Henry Ford Invented and Sold the First Gas-powered Automobile in 1885
   is   
False
It was Karl Benz
1880
      
"Boycott" Entered the Language
Charles Stewart Parnell, leader of the Land League, declares that anyone who takes over the land of an evicted tennant is to be ostracised. The first recipient of this treatment is a Captain Boycott.
1884
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Knight of Ellerslie
S. Fisher on board -- Trainer T. B. Doswell -- Major T. W. Doswell -- 2:39.50
Gilbert & Sullivan
   composed the musical   
H.M.S. Pinafore (1885)
1887
   is birth year of   
Villa-Lobos
Heitor, d. 1959
Edward James Delahanty (1888-1903)
   had the nickname   
“Big Ed”
1881
   was won by   
Antoinette
J. Andrews
1889
   winners of the FA Cup were   
Preston North End
Preston North End 3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 0
Charles Albert Comiskey (1882-94)
   had the nickname   
“Commy” or “The Old Roman”
1887
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Richard D. Sears
d. Henry Slocum 6-1 6-3 6-2
Franklin D. Roosevelt
   was born on   
January 30, 1882
32nd President of the United States
1886
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Richard D. Sears
d. R. Livingston Beeckman 4-6 6-1 6-3 6-4
1889
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Buddhist
George B. Anderson on board -- Trainer J. Rogers -- Sam S. Brown -- 2:17.50
Johann Strauss II
   composed   
Eine Nacht in Venedig (1883)
A Night in Venice
Franz Von Suppé
   composed   
Donna Juanita (1880)
Archibald Campbell Tait
   was Archbishop of Canterbury from   
1868 - 1882
Translated from London; died in office
Charles Gardner Radbourn (1881-91)
   had the nickname   
“Old Hoss”
1889
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Bertha Townsend
Shimon Peres
   is   

9th President of the State of Israel
Uganda
   has this flag:   

Franz Von Suppé
   composed   
Die Jagd Nach Dem Glück (1888)
The Flag of the Empire of Brazil (1882-1889)
   was this:   

1881
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Richard D. Sears
d. William E. Glyn 6-0 6-3 6-2
Mirandiba, Brazil
   has this flag:   

1885
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Richard D. Sears
d. Godfrey M. Brinley 6-3 4-6 6-0 6-3
1888
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Bertha Townsend
September 20, 1881
   the oath was recited by   
Chester A. Arthur
Privately at his residence, 123 Lexington Avenue, New York City by John R. Brady, Justice of the New York State Supreme Court
Charlie Chaplin
   was born on   
April 16, 1889
English comedy actor
Edward Onslow Ford
   created the sculpture   
The Egyptian Singer, 1889.
William Powell Frith
   painted   
A Private View at the Royal Academy, 1881
1883, oil on canvas; Royal Academy of Arts, London
Gilbert & Sullivan
   composed the musical   
The Mikado (1885)
Johann Strauss II
   composed   
Das Spitzentuch Der Königin (1880)
The Queen's Lace Handkerchief
1883
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Richard D. Sears
d. James Dwight 6-2 6-0 9-7
Timothy John Keefe (1880-93)
   had the nickname   
“Smiling Tim” or “Sir Timothy”
1882
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Richard D. Sears
d. Clarence M. Clark 6-1 6-4 6-0
Johann Strauss II
   composed   
Simplicius (1887)
Conceived from the work of HUC von Gremmelhausen
1884
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Richard D. Sears
d. Howard A. Taylor 6-0 1-6 6-0 6-2
Edward White Benson
   was Archbishop of Canterbury from   
1883 - 1896
Translated from Truro; died in office
Jesse James
   died in   
1882 aged 34 from a Gunshot
outlaw and train-robber American






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