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Historical Events In 1889

Monday, 19 April 2021

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

Mar 31   On this day in history 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   In the year 1889 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 in the year 1889.  

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   In the year 1889 start of Sherlock Holmes' "Adventure of Copper Beeches" (BG)  

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

Apr 06   George Eastman places Kodak Camera on sale for 1st time in the year 1889.  

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   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   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   Charlie Chaplin, (Tramp), comedian (City Lights)/IBM salesman in the year 1889.  

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

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 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   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   In the year 1889 adolph Hitler, Braunau Austria, dictator of Nazi Germany (1936-45)  

Apr 20   On this day in history 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   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   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) in the year 1889.  

Apr 25   In the year 1889 charles Kellaway, cricketer (great Australian all-rounder of 1920's)  

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   On this day in history birth of charles Bickford, Cambridge Mass, actor (John-The Virginian)  

Jan 01   Tadeusz Jarecki, composer was born in the year 1889.  

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

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   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   Ema Puksec, Croatian singer (b. 1834) died in the year 1889.  

Jan 17   Juan Montalvo, Ecuadorian author (Siete Tratados), dies at 56 in the year 1889.  

Jan 27   In the year 1889 ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist, dies at 65  

Jan 30   Crown Prince Rudolph of Austria (b. 1858) died on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Joseph Gungl, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1889.  

Feb 03   Belle Starr, US female gangster, murdered at 40 died on this day in history.  

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