Historical Events In 1889
Sunday, 20 October 2019
Mar 31 300m Eiffel Tower officially opens (commemorates French Revolution) on this day in history.
Mar 31 In the year 1889 alexander Gustave Eiffel raised the French flag at the top of his tower in Paris.
Mar 31 On this day in history the Eiffel Tower in Paris, 985ft tall, was officially opened
Apr 01 On this day in history 1st dishwashing machine marketed (Chicago)
Apr 03 On this day in history grigoras Dinicu, composer
Apr 03 Savings Bank of Order of True Reformers opens in Richmond, Va on this day in history.
Apr 03 On this day in history savings Bank of the Order of True Reformers opens in Richmond VA
Apr 04 Thomas T H Jorissen, historian, dies at 56 on this day in history.
Apr 05 In the year 1889 start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of The Copper Beeches" (BG)
Apr 05 Start of Sherlock Holmes' "Adventure of Copper Beeches" (BG) in the year 1889.
Apr 06 Barry Macollum, Northern Ireland on this day in history.
Apr 06 George Eastman places Kodak Camera on sale for 1st time in the year 1889.
Apr 08 Adrian Boult, Chester England, conductor/composer (BBC Sym Orch) on this day in history.
Apr 08 In the year 1889 henry Jupp, cricketer (scored 63 on Test debut for Engl in 1877), dies
Apr 09 Efrem Zimbalist, Rostov on Don Russia, composer/violinist in the year 1889.
Apr 11 On this day in history nick La Rocca, US coronetist/composer (Tiger Rag)
Apr 14 On this day in history adolph Hitler, Austria, dictator of Nazi Germany (1936-45)[NS=Apr 20]
Apr 15 On this day in history asa Philip Randolph, labor leader (Railroad Porter's Union)
Apr 16 In the year 1889 charlie Chaplin, (Tramp), comedian (City Lights)/IBM salesman
Apr 16 In the year 1889 the birth of Charlie Chaplin, American silent film actor and director
Apr 18 On this day in history in Germany First distant earthquake recorded. Ernst von Rebeur-Paschwitz made the first known recordings of a distant earthquake.
Apr 18 In Japan a 7+ quake occured near east coast of Honshu, Japan. Teleseism first identified on a seismogram. The instruments were horizontal pendulums, designed by Ernst von Rebeur-Paschwitz to measure slight changes in the direction of the vertical. Two of these pendulums, located in Potsdam and Wilhelmshaven, recorded a large earthquake on April 17, 1889. The earthquake had been felt in Japan about an hour before it was recorded in Germany in the year 1889.
Apr 18 On this day in history jessie Street, Austrialian pro womans/aborigine rights fighter
Apr 19 In the year 1889 warren De La Rue, astronomer/chemist, dies
Apr 20 Adolph Hitler, Braunau Austria, dictator of Nazi Germany (1936-45) on this day in history.
Apr 20 In the year 1889 the birth of Adolf Hitler, Dictator of Germany
Apr 22 Ludwig Renn, writer in the year 1889.
Apr 22 In the year 1889 oklahoma land rush officially started
Apr 22 Oklahoma land rush officially started; some were "sooner" in the year 1889.
Apr 22 Oklahoma Territory lands formerly reserved for Native Americans are opened to white homesteaders by President Harrison at high noon in the year 1889.
Apr 23 Charles Warrell, big Chief I-Spy writer/teacher on this day in history.
Apr 24 On this day in history [Richard] Stafford Cripps, Engl min of Plane-manufacturing (1942-45)
Apr 25 Charles Kellaway, cricketer (great Australian all-rounder of 1920's) on this day in history.
Apr 26 Ludwig Wittgenstein, Austria, philosopher (Tractatus) on this day in history.