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Historical Events In 1889

Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Mar 31   300m Eiffel Tower officially opens (commemorates French Revolution) in the year 1889.  

Mar 31   In the year 1889 alexander Gustave Eiffel raised the French flag at the top of his tower in Paris.  

Mar 31   The Eiffel Tower in Paris, 985ft tall, was officially opened on this day in history.  

Apr 01   1st dishwashing machine marketed (Chicago) in the year 1889.  

Apr 03   Grigoras Dinicu, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 03   On this day in history savings Bank of Order of True Reformers opens in Richmond, Va  

Apr 03   In the year 1889 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) on this day in history.  

Apr 06   On this day in history barry Macollum, Northern Ireland  

Apr 06   In the year 1889 george Eastman places Kodak Camera on sale for 1st time  

Apr 08   On this day in history adrian Boult, Chester England, conductor/composer (BBC Sym Orch)  

Apr 08   Henry Jupp, cricketer (scored 63 on Test debut for Engl in 1877), dies in the year 1889.  

Apr 09   Efrem Zimbalist, Rostov on Don Russia, composer/violinist in the year 1889.  

Apr 11   In the year 1889 nick La Rocca, US coronetist/composer (Tiger Rag)  

Apr 14   Adolph Hitler, Austria, dictator of Nazi Germany (1936-45)[NS=Apr 20] on this day in history.  

Apr 15   Asa Philip Randolph, labor leader (Railroad Porter's Union) on this day in history.  

Apr 16   On this day in history charlie Chaplin, (Tramp), comedian (City Lights)/IBM salesman  

Apr 16   On this day in history the birth of Charlie Chaplin, American silent film actor and director  

Apr 18   In the year 1889 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 18   In the year 1889 jessie Street, Austrialian pro womans/aborigine rights fighter  

Apr 19   Warren De La Rue, astronomer/chemist, dies in the year 1889.  

Apr 20   Adolph Hitler, Braunau Austria, dictator of Nazi Germany (1936-45) on this day in history.  

Apr 20   The birth of Adolf Hitler, Dictator of Germany in the year 1889.  

Apr 22   Ludwig Renn, writer on this day in history.  

Apr 22   Oklahoma land rush officially started in the year 1889.  

Apr 22   In the year 1889 oklahoma land rush officially started; some were "sooner"  

Apr 22   In the year 1889 oklahoma Territory lands formerly reserved for Native Americans are opened to white homesteaders by President Harrison at high noon  

Apr 23   On this day in history charles Warrell, big Chief I-Spy writer/teacher  

Apr 24   [Richard] Stafford Cripps, Engl min of Plane-manufacturing (1942-45) on this day in history.  

Apr 25   Charles Kellaway, cricketer (great Australian all-rounder of 1920's) on this day in history.  

Apr 26   In the year 1889 ludwig Wittgenstein, Austria, philosopher (Tractatus)  

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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   In the year 1889 birth of charles Bickford, Cambridge Mass, actor (John-The Virginian)  

Jan 01   Tadeusz Jarecki, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   Tito Schipa, Italy, tenor/composer (La Rondine) was born in the year 1889.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1889 ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist, dies at 65  

Jan 30   On this day in history death of crown Prince Rudolph of Austria (b. 1858)  

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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