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Historical Events In 1889

Friday, 16 November 2018

Mar 05   On this day in history frits Slomp, [Frits de Rover], Dutch vicar/resistance fighter  

Mar 08   In the year 1889 jens/John Ericsson, Swed/US, engineer (fire extinguisher), dies at 85  

Mar 08   On this day in history oscar Ewing, US govt official (Everybody's Business)  

Mar 09   Battle at Gallabat (Metema): Mahdi's beat Abyssinian emperor John IV on this day in history.  

Mar 09   Battle at Gallabat (Metema); Mahdi's beat Abyssinian emperor John IV in the year 1889.  

Mar 09   Kansas passes first general antitrust law in US in the year 1889.  

Mar 12   Battle at Metema (Gallabad): Ethiopian Emperor Yohannes IV, defeated in the year 1889.  

Mar 12   On this day in history battle at Metema (Gallabad); Ethiopian Emperor Yohannes IV, defeated  

Mar 12   In the year 1889 ethiopia's Johannes IV is killed in the Battle of Metemma fighting the Mahdists  

Mar 12   Philip Guedalla, historian on this day in history.  

Mar 12   Start of South Africa's first Test, vs England, Port Elizabeth in the year 1889.  

Mar 12   Yohannes IV, [Kasa], Emperor of Ethiopia (1872-89), dies in battle on this day in history.  

Mar 14   On this day in history august Strindberg's "Froken Julie," premieres in Copenhagen  

Mar 15   6 US & German warships perish in harbor of Apia Samoa, 200 die in the year 1889.  

Mar 15   6 US and German warships perish in harbor of Apia Samoa, 200 die on this day in history.  

Mar 17   On this day in history joseph A Alberdingk Thijm, [Pauwels Foreestier], poet, dies at 68  

Mar 18   F Rijkens, oldest living person in Netherlands in the year 1889.  

Mar 18   William Henry Monk, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1889.  

Mar 19   Manoel II, last king of Portugal (1908-10) in the year 1889.  

Mar 23   In the year 1889 edmonton Alberta's temperature reaches 22.2 C; warmest March day on record.  

Mar 23   In the year 1889 pres Harrison opens Oklahoma for white colonization  

Mar 23   In the year 1889 president Harrison opens Oklahoma for white colonization  

Mar 25   1st Test Cricket match played at Newlands, Cape Town v England on this day in history.  

Mar 25   In the year 1889 the first Test Cricket match played at Newlands, Cape Town vs England  

Mar 26   Bernard Tancred carries bat for 26 out of 47! South Africa vs England on this day in history.  

Mar 26   Bernard Tancred carries bat for 26* out of 47! S Afr v England on this day in history.  

Mar 26   Johnny Briggs took 15-26 (7-17 &8-11) vs South Africa at Newlands on this day in history.  

Mar 26   South Africa all out 47, then follow-on all out 43 vs England on this day in history.  

Mar 26   Vaclav Kapral, composer on this day in history.  

Mar 27   Moritz Furstenau, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Mar 27   Yakup Kadri Karaosmanoglu, Turkish writer/diplomat on this day in history.  

Mar 28   In the year 1889 matilde "Tillie" Ziegler, killed by husband William Kemmler  

Mar 29   On this day in history howard Lindsay, Waterford NY, playwright/actor/dir (State of Union)  

Mar 30   On this day in history john T Reid opens 1st US golf course (Yonkers, NY)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1889

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of alexander Smallens, St Petersburg, Russia, conductor  

Jan 01   Charles Bickford, Cambridge Mass, actor (John-The Virginian) was born in the year 1889.  

Jan 01   In the year 1889 birth of tadeusz Jarecki, composer  

Jan 01   In the year 1889 birth of tom Dugan, Dublin Ireland, actor (Circus Clown, Drag, Skyway)  

Jan 02   In the year 1889 birth of tito Schipa, Italy, tenor/composer (La Rondine)  

Jan 02   Walter Baldwin, Ohio, actor (Gay Amigo) was born in the year 1889.  

Jan 04   Albertus W "Albert" van Dalsum, actor/director (Abandoned Child) was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history martin Andreas Udbye, composer, dies at 68  

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

Jan 14   Ema Puksec, Croatian singer (b. 1834) died in the year 1889.  

Jan 17   In the year 1889 juan Montalvo, Ecuadorian author (Siete Tratados), dies at 56  

Jan 27   In the year 1889 ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist, dies at 65  

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

Feb 01   In the year 1889 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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