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Historical Events In 1889

Sunday, 05 April 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   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   In the year 1889 grigoras Dinicu, composer  

Apr 03   Savings Bank of Order of True Reformers opens in Richmond, Va in the year 1889.  

Apr 03   In the year 1889 savings Bank of the Order of True Reformers opens in Richmond VA  

Apr 04   In the year 1889 thomas T H Jorissen, historian, dies at 56  

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

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

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

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 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   In the year 1889 adolph Hitler, Austria, dictator of Nazi Germany (1936-45)[NS=Apr 20]  

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   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 on this day in history.  

Apr 18   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1889 adolph Hitler, Braunau Austria, dictator of Nazi Germany (1936-45)  

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

Apr 22   In the year 1889 ludwig Renn, writer  

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

Apr 22   Oklahoma land rush officially started; some were "sooner" on this day in history.  

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   Charles Warrell, big Chief I-Spy writer/teacher on this day in history.  

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

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.  

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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   In the year 1889 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   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   Albertus W "Albert" van Dalsum, actor/director (Abandoned Child) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Albert van Dalsum, Dutch actor/director (Little Rascal) [or 1899] was born in the year 1889.  

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   Solomon Bundy, American politician (b. 1823) died in the year 1889.  

Jan 14   Ema Puksec, Croatian singer (b. 1834) died on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history juan Montalvo, Ecuadorian author (Siete Tratados), dies at 56  

Jan 27   On this day in history ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist, dies at 65  

Jan 30   In the year 1889 death of crown Prince Rudolph of Austria (b. 1858)  

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

Feb 03   On this day in history death of belle Starr, US female gangster, murdered at 40  

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