Historical Events In 1889
Thursday, 21 January 2021
Nov 02 On this day in history north Dakota becomes 39th & South Dakota becomes 40th state
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 on this day in history.
Nov 03 Heinrich Campendonk, German painter/wood carver/glazer in the year 1889.
Nov 04 On this day in history 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 On this day in history george Davis, Netherlands, actor (Devil May Care)
Nov 08 Montana admitted as 41st state on this day in history.
Nov 08 On this day in history montana becomes the 41st state of the Union.
Nov 09 On this day in history snub Pollard, Melbourne Australia, actor (Don't Shove, Arizona Days)
Nov 10 Claude Rains, London, actor (Invisible Man, Casablanca) on this day in history.
Nov 11 In the year 1889 washington admitted as 42nd state
Nov 12 DeWitt Wallace, St Paul Minn, publisher, founded Readers Digest (1921) on this day in history.
Nov 14 Jawaharlal Nehru, 1st Indian PM (1947-64) on this day in history.
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 in the year 1889.
Nov 14 NY World's Nellie Bly (Liz Cochrane) begins 72 day world trip in the year 1889.
Nov 15 Dom Pedro II, Emperor of Brazil, deposed; republic proclaimed on this day in history.
Nov 16 On this day in history august Croegaert, Flemish liturgist
Nov 17 Union Pacific begins daily through service, Chicago-Portland & SF in the year 1889.
Nov 17 In the year 1889 union Pacific begins daily through service, Chicago-Portland and San Francisco
Nov 18 In the year 1889 maria Realino, [Frederikus Janssen], teacher (Botany of Curacao)
Nov 18 On this day in history oahu Railway begins public service in Hawaii
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) on this day in history.
Nov 20 On this day in history gustav Mahler's 1st Symphony
Nov 23 On this day in history 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 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 Edgar D Adrian, English physiologist (Nobel 1932) in the year 1889.
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.