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)