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Historical Events In 1889

Thursday, 24 January 2019

Mar 31   On this day in history 300m Eiffel Tower officially opens (commemorates French Revolution)  

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 in the year 1889.  

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

Apr 03   On this day in history grigoras Dinicu, composer  

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

Apr 05   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of The Copper Beeches" (BG)  

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

Apr 06   In the year 1889 barry Macollum, Northern Ireland  

Apr 06   In the year 1889 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   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   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] in the year 1889.  

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   The birth of Charlie Chaplin, American silent film actor and director on this day in history.  

Apr 18   In the year 1889 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   Warren De La Rue, astronomer/chemist, dies in the year 1889.  

Apr 20   On this day in history 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   Ludwig Renn, writer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history charles Warrell, big Chief I-Spy writer/teacher  

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   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   In the year 1889 birth of charles Bickford, Cambridge Mass, actor (John-The Virginian)  

Jan 01   Tadeusz Jarecki, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of tom Dugan, Dublin Ireland, actor (Circus Clown, Drag, Skyway)  

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   On this day in history birth of albert van Dalsum, Dutch actor/director (Little Rascal) [or 1899]  

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

Jan 14   Ema Puksec, Croatian singer (b. 1834) died in the year 1889.  

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

Jan 27   Ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist, dies at 65 in the year 1889.  

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

Feb 01   Joseph Gungl, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Feb 03   In the year 1889 death of belle Starr, US female gangster, murdered at 40  

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