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Historical Events In 1889

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

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

Apr 05   On this day in history 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   In the year 1889 barry Macollum, Northern Ireland  

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) in the year 1889.  

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

Apr 09   Efrem Zimbalist, Rostov on Don Russia, composer/violinist on this day in history.  

Apr 11   Nick La Rocca, US coronetist/composer (Tiger Rag) in the year 1889.  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1889.  

Apr 19   Warren De La Rue, astronomer/chemist, dies on this day in history.  

Apr 20   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Apr 22   On this day in history oklahoma land rush officially started  

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

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   Charles Warrell, big Chief I-Spy writer/teacher in the year 1889.  

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

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

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   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 in the year 1889.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of tito Schipa, Italy, tenor/composer (La Rondine)  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of walter Baldwin, Ohio, actor (Gay Amigo)  

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 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   In the year 1889 death of solomon Bundy, American politician (b. 1823)  

Jan 14   In the year 1889 death of ema Puksec, Croatian singer (b. 1834)  

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   Crown Prince Rudolph of Austria (b. 1858) died in the year 1889.  

Feb 01   On this day in history 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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