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 AriÃ«ns 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