Historical Events In 1889
Saturday, 17 November 2018
Nov 02 In the year 1889 north Dakota becomes 39th and South Dakota becomes the 40th state
Nov 03 Chaplain AriÃ«ns founds 1st roman catholic workers group on this day in history.
Nov 03 Heinrich Campendonk, German painter/wood carver/glazer in the year 1889.
Nov 04 Alton Augustus Adams, composer in the year 1889.
Nov 04 Players League begins, declaring independence from baseball's NL on this day in history.
Nov 05 On this day in history idaho's constitution is adopted.
Nov 07 George Davis, Netherlands, actor (Devil May Care) in the year 1889.
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) in the year 1889.
Nov 10 On this day in history 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 Jawaharlal Nehru, 1st Indian PM (1947-64) in the year 1889.
Nov 14 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 on this day in history.
Nov 14 On this day in history nY World's Nellie Bly (Liz Cochrane) begins 72 day world trip
Nov 15 On this day in history dom Pedro II, Emperor of Brazil, deposed; republic proclaimed
Nov 16 August Croegaert, Flemish liturgist on this day in history.
Nov 17 In the year 1889 union Pacific begins daily through service, Chicago-Portland & SF
Nov 17 In the year 1889 union Pacific begins daily through service, Chicago-Portland and San Francisco
Nov 18 On this day in history maria Realino, [Frederikus Janssen], teacher (Botany of Curacao)
Nov 18 Oahu Railway begins public service in Hawaii on this day in history.
Nov 18 On this day in history william Allingham, Irish poet (Day & Night Songs), dies at 68
Nov 20 On this day in history edwin Hubble, astronomer (discoverer of galaxies, red shift)
Nov 20 Gustav Mahler's 1st Symphony in the year 1889.
Nov 23 Debut of 1st jukebox (Palais Royale Saloon, San Francisco) on this day in history.
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 1st permit issued to drive a car through Central Park (Curtis P Brady) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history edgar D Adrian, English physiologist (Nobel 1932)
Dec 03 Baltasar Saldoni, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1889.
Dec 04 On this day in history buck Jones, [Charles F Gebhart], US actor (War Horse)
Dec 04 Stanley's expedition reaches Bagamoyo in Indian Ocean on this day in history.