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Historical Events In 1889

Thursday, 02 April 2020

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

Mar 08   Jens/John Ericsson, Swed/US, engineer (fire extinguisher), dies at 85 in the year 1889.  

Mar 08   Oscar Ewing, US govt official (Everybody's Business) in the year 1889.  

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

Mar 09   On this day in history battle at Gallabat (Metema); Mahdi's beat Abyssinian emperor John IV  

Mar 09   Kansas passes first general antitrust law in US on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

Mar 12   In the year 1889 start of South Africa's first Test, vs England, Port Elizabeth  

Mar 12   In the year 1889 yohannes IV, [Kasa], Emperor of Ethiopia (1872-89), dies in battle  

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 in the year 1889.  

Mar 17   Joseph A Alberdingk Thijm, [Pauwels Foreestier], poet, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Mar 18   In the year 1889 f Rijkens, oldest living person in Netherlands  

Mar 18   On this day in history william Henry Monk, composer, dies at 66  

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

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

Mar 23   Pres Harrison opens Oklahoma for white colonization in the year 1889.  

Mar 23   President Harrison opens Oklahoma for white colonization on this day in history.  

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

Mar 25   The first Test Cricket match played at Newlands, Cape Town vs England on this day in history.  

Mar 26   Bernard Tancred carries bat for 26 out of 47! South Africa vs England in the year 1889.  

Mar 26   Bernard Tancred carries bat for 26* out of 47! S Afr v England in the year 1889.  

Mar 26   In the year 1889 johnny Briggs took 15-26 (7-17 &8-11) vs South Africa at Newlands  

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

Mar 26   On this day in history vaclav Kapral, composer  

Mar 27   On this day in history moritz Furstenau, composer, dies at 64  

Mar 27   On this day in history yakup Kadri Karaosmanoglu, Turkish writer/diplomat  

Mar 28   Matilde "Tillie" Ziegler, killed by husband William Kemmler in the year 1889.  

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

Mar 30   John T Reid opens 1st US golf course (Yonkers, NY) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1889

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Alexander Smallens, St Petersburg, Russia, conductor was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Charles Bickford, Cambridge Mass, actor (John-The Virginian) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Tadeusz Jarecki, composer was born in the year 1889.  

Jan 01   Tom Dugan, Dublin Ireland, actor (Circus Clown, Drag, Skyway) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Tito Schipa, Italy, tenor/composer (La Rondine) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of albertus W "Albert" van Dalsum, actor/director (Abandoned Child)  

Jan 05   In the year 1889 birth of albert van Dalsum, Dutch actor/director (Little Rascal) [or 1899]  

Famous Deaths In 1889

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   Martin Andreas Udbye, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   In the year 1889 death of solomon Bundy, American politician (b. 1823)  

Jan 14   On this day in history death of ema Puksec, Croatian singer (b. 1834)  

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

Jan 27   Ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist, dies at 65 in the year 1889.  

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

Feb 01   On this day in history joseph Gungl, composer, dies at 78  

Feb 03   In the year 1889 death of belle Starr, US female gangster, murdered at 40  

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