Historical Events In 1889
Thursday, 22 November 2018
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 The Eiffel Tower in Paris, 985ft tall, was officially opened on this day in history.
Apr 01 On this day in history 1st dishwashing machine marketed (Chicago)
Apr 03 On this day in history grigoras Dinicu, composer
Apr 03 In the year 1889 savings Bank of Order of True Reformers opens in Richmond, Va
Apr 03 On this day in history savings Bank of the Order of True Reformers opens in Richmond VA
Apr 04 On this day in history thomas T H Jorissen, historian, dies at 56
Apr 05 In the year 1889 start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of The Copper Beeches" (BG)
Apr 05 On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes' "Adventure of Copper Beeches" (BG)
Apr 06 Barry Macollum, Northern Ireland on this day in history.
Apr 06 On this day in history george Eastman places Kodak Camera on sale for 1st time
Apr 08 Adrian Boult, Chester England, conductor/composer (BBC Sym Orch) on this day in history.
Apr 08 Henry Jupp, cricketer (scored 63 on Test debut for Engl in 1877), dies on this day in history.
Apr 09 Efrem Zimbalist, Rostov on Don Russia, composer/violinist on this day in history.
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 On this day in history asa Philip Randolph, labor leader (Railroad Porter's Union)
Apr 16 Charlie Chaplin, (Tramp), comedian (City Lights)/IBM salesman on this day in history.
Apr 16 In the year 1889 the birth of Charlie Chaplin, American silent film actor and director
Apr 18 In Germany First distant earthquake recorded. Ernst von Rebeur-Paschwitz made the first known recordings of a distant earthquake in the year 1889.
Apr 18 In the year 1889 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
Apr 18 Jessie Street, Austrialian pro womans/aborigine rights fighter on this day in history.
Apr 19 Warren De La Rue, astronomer/chemist, dies in the year 1889.
Apr 20 In the year 1889 adolph Hitler, Braunau Austria, dictator of Nazi Germany (1936-45)
Apr 20 The birth of Adolf Hitler, Dictator of Germany on this day in history.
Apr 22 Ludwig Renn, writer in the year 1889.
Apr 22 Oklahoma land rush officially started on this day in history.
Apr 22 Oklahoma land rush officially started; some were "sooner" in the year 1889.
Apr 22 On this day in history oklahoma Territory lands formerly reserved for Native Americans are opened to white homesteaders by President Harrison at high noon
Apr 23 In the year 1889 charles Warrell, big Chief I-Spy writer/teacher
Apr 24 In the year 1889 [Richard] Stafford Cripps, Engl min of Plane-manufacturing (1942-45)
Apr 25 In the year 1889 charles Kellaway, cricketer (great Australian all-rounder of 1920's)
Apr 26 Ludwig Wittgenstein, Austria, philosopher (Tractatus) on this day in history.