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Historical Events In 1889

Saturday, 21 September 2019

Nov 02   North Dakota becomes 39th and South Dakota becomes the 40th state on this day in history.  

Nov 03   On this day in history chaplain Ariëns founds 1st roman catholic workers group  

Nov 03   Heinrich Campendonk, German painter/wood carver/glazer in the year 1889.  

Nov 04   In the year 1889 alton Augustus Adams, composer  

Nov 04   In the year 1889 players League begins, declaring independence from baseball's NL  

Nov 05   Idaho's constitution is adopted on this day in history.  

Nov 07   George Davis, Netherlands, actor (Devil May Care) on this day in history.  

Nov 08   On this day in history montana admitted as 41st state  

Nov 08   Montana becomes the 41st state of the Union in the year 1889.  

Nov 09   Snub Pollard, Melbourne Australia, actor (Don't Shove, Arizona Days) on this day in history.  

Nov 10   In the year 1889 claude Rains, London, actor (Invisible Man, Casablanca)  

Nov 11   Washington admitted as 42nd state in the year 1889.  

Nov 12   DeWitt Wallace, St Paul Minn, publisher, founded Readers Digest (1921) in the year 1889.  

Nov 14   On this day in history jawaharlal Nehru, 1st Indian PM (1947-64)  

Nov 14   In the year 1889 new York World reporter Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane) began her attempt to surpass fictitious journey of Jules Verne's Phileas Fogg by traveling around world in less than 80 days She succeeded, finishing the trip in January in 72 days and 6 hours  

Nov 14   NY World's Nellie Bly (Liz Cochrane) begins 72 day world trip in the year 1889.  

Nov 15   On this day in history dom Pedro II, Emperor of Brazil, deposed; republic proclaimed  

Nov 16   On this day in history august Croegaert, Flemish liturgist  

Nov 17   Union Pacific begins daily through service, Chicago-Portland & SF on this day in history.  

Nov 17   Union Pacific begins daily through service, Chicago-Portland and San Francisco in the year 1889.  

Nov 18   Maria Realino, [Frederikus Janssen], teacher (Botany of Curacao) on this day in history.  

Nov 18   On this day in history oahu Railway begins public service in Hawaii  

Nov 18   In the year 1889 william Allingham, Irish poet (Day & Night Songs), dies at 68  

Nov 20   In the year 1889 edwin Hubble, astronomer (discoverer of galaxies, red shift)  

Nov 20   On this day in history gustav Mahler's 1st Symphony  

Nov 23   In the year 1889 debut of 1st jukebox (Palais Royale Saloon, San Francisco)  

Nov 23   The first ‘Nickel-in-the-Slot’ (jukebox) was placed in service on this day in the Palais Royal Saloon in San Francisco, California. Juke, at the time, was a slang word for a a disorderly house, or house of ill repute in the year 1889.  

Nov 24   Albert J Sylvester, England, ballroom dancer (Alex Moor Award-1977) on this day in history.  

Nov 27   In the year 1889 1st permit issued to drive a car through Central Park (Curtis P Brady)  

Nov 27   Curtis P. Brady was issued the first permit to drive an automobile through Central Park in New York City. Mr. Brady had to pledge to New York's finest that he would not frighten the horses in the park on this day in history.  

Nov 30   Edgar D Adrian, English physiologist (Nobel 1932) in the year 1889.  

Dec 03   On this day in history baltasar Saldoni, composer, dies at 82  

Dec 04   Buck Jones, [Charles F Gebhart], US actor (War Horse) on this day in history.  

Dec 04   On this day in history stanley's expedition reaches Bagamoyo in Indian Ocean  

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Famous Birthdays In 1889

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Alexander Smallens, St Petersburg, Russia, conductor was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Charles Bickford, Cambridge Mass, actor (John-The Virginian) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Tadeusz Jarecki, composer was born in the year 1889.  

Jan 01   Tom Dugan, Dublin Ireland, actor (Circus Clown, Drag, Skyway) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of tito Schipa, Italy, tenor/composer (La Rondine)  

Jan 02   Walter Baldwin, Ohio, actor (Gay Amigo) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of albertus W "Albert" van Dalsum, actor/director (Abandoned Child)  

Jan 05   Albert van Dalsum, Dutch actor/director (Little Rascal) [or 1899] was born in the year 1889.  

Famous Deaths In 1889

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   Martin Andreas Udbye, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Solomon Bundy, American politician (b. 1823) died on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history death of ema Puksec, Croatian singer (b. 1834)  

Jan 17   Juan Montalvo, Ecuadorian author (Siete Tratados), dies at 56 in the year 1889.  

Jan 27   Ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist, dies at 65 in the year 1889.  

Jan 30   Crown Prince Rudolph of Austria (b. 1858) died on this day in history.  

Feb 01   On this day in history joseph Gungl, composer, dies at 78  

Feb 03   Belle Starr, US female gangster, murdered at 40 died on this day in history.  

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