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Historical Events In 1889

Saturday, 04 July 2020

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

Mar 31   Alexander Gustave Eiffel raised the French flag at the top of his tower in Paris on this day in history.  

Mar 31   In the year 1889 the Eiffel Tower in Paris, 985ft tall, was officially opened  

Apr 01   1st dishwashing machine marketed (Chicago) on this day in history.  

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   Savings Bank of the Order of True Reformers opens in Richmond VA in the year 1889.  

Apr 04   Thomas T H Jorissen, historian, dies at 56 in the year 1889.  

Apr 05   Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of The Copper Beeches" (BG) on this day in history.  

Apr 05   Start of Sherlock Holmes' "Adventure of Copper Beeches" (BG) in the year 1889.  

Apr 06   Barry Macollum, Northern Ireland in the year 1889.  

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) in the year 1889.  

Apr 08   On this day in history henry Jupp, cricketer (scored 63 on Test debut for Engl in 1877), dies  

Apr 09   In the year 1889 efrem Zimbalist, Rostov on Don Russia, composer/violinist  

Apr 11   On this day in history nick La Rocca, US coronetist/composer (Tiger Rag)  

Apr 14   Adolph Hitler, Austria, dictator of Nazi Germany (1936-45)[NS=Apr 20] in the year 1889.  

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

Apr 16   In the year 1889 charlie Chaplin, (Tramp), comedian (City Lights)/IBM salesman  

Apr 16   The birth of Charlie Chaplin, American silent film actor and director in the year 1889.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 18   Jessie Street, Austrialian pro womans/aborigine rights fighter in the year 1889.  

Apr 19   On this day in history 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   On this day in history ludwig Renn, writer  

Apr 22   Oklahoma land rush officially started on this day in history.  

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

Apr 22   Oklahoma Territory lands formerly reserved for Native Americans are opened to white homesteaders by President Harrison at high noon on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1889.  

Apr 26   On this day in history ludwig Wittgenstein, Austria, philosopher (Tractatus)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1889

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1889 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   On this day in history birth of tadeusz Jarecki, composer  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1889 birth of albertus W "Albert" van Dalsum, actor/director (Abandoned Child)  

Jan 05   Albert van Dalsum, Dutch actor/director (Little Rascal) [or 1899] was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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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