Historical Events In 1889
Monday, 21 January 2019
Nov 02 On this day in history north Dakota becomes 39th and South Dakota becomes the 40th state
Nov 03 Chaplain AriÃ«ns founds 1st roman catholic workers group in the year 1889.
Nov 03 In the year 1889 heinrich Campendonk, German painter/wood carver/glazer
Nov 04 In the year 1889 alton Augustus Adams, composer
Nov 04 Players League begins, declaring independence from baseball's NL on this day in history.
Nov 05 Idaho's constitution is adopted on this day in history.
Nov 07 In the year 1889 george Davis, Netherlands, actor (Devil May Care)
Nov 08 Montana admitted as 41st state in the year 1889.
Nov 08 On this day in history montana becomes the 41st state of the Union.
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 on this day in history.
Nov 12 On this day in history deWitt Wallace, St Paul Minn, publisher, founded Readers Digest (1921)
Nov 14 Jawaharlal Nehru, 1st Indian PM (1947-64) in the year 1889.
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 On this day in history nY World's Nellie Bly (Liz Cochrane) begins 72 day world trip
Nov 15 In the year 1889 dom Pedro II, Emperor of Brazil, deposed; republic proclaimed
Nov 16 In the year 1889 august Croegaert, Flemish liturgist
Nov 17 Union Pacific begins daily through service, Chicago-Portland & SF in the year 1889.
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) in the year 1889.
Nov 18 Oahu Railway begins public service in Hawaii in the year 1889.
Nov 18 William Allingham, Irish poet (Day & Night Songs), dies at 68 on this day in history.
Nov 20 Edwin Hubble, astronomer (discoverer of galaxies, red shift) in the year 1889.
Nov 20 In the year 1889 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 on this day in history.
Nov 24 On this day in history albert J Sylvester, England, ballroom dancer (Alex Moor Award-1977)
Nov 27 In the year 1889 1st permit issued to drive a car through Central Park (Curtis P Brady)
Nov 27 In the year 1889 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.
Nov 30 Edgar D Adrian, English physiologist (Nobel 1932) on this day in history.
Dec 03 In the year 1889 baltasar Saldoni, composer, dies at 82
Dec 04 Buck Jones, [Charles F Gebhart], US actor (War Horse) on this day in history.
Dec 04 Stanley's expedition reaches Bagamoyo in Indian Ocean on this day in history.