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Historical Events In 1889

Tuesday, 25 June 2019

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   On this day in history 1st dishwashing machine marketed (Chicago)  

Apr 03   Grigoras Dinicu, composer on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1889 start of Sherlock Holmes' "Adventure of Copper Beeches" (BG)  

Apr 06   Barry Macollum, Northern Ireland on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 09   On this day in history efrem Zimbalist, Rostov on Don Russia, composer/violinist  

Apr 11   Nick La Rocca, US coronetist/composer (Tiger Rag) on this day in history.  

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) in the year 1889.  

Apr 16   Charlie Chaplin, (Tramp), comedian (City Lights)/IBM salesman on this day in history.  

Apr 16   The birth of Charlie Chaplin, American silent film actor and director on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1889 the birth of Adolf Hitler, Dictator of Germany  

Apr 22   Ludwig Renn, writer in the year 1889.  

Apr 22   Oklahoma land rush officially started in the year 1889.  

Apr 22   On this day in history oklahoma land rush officially started; some were "sooner"  

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   In the year 1889 charles Warrell, big Chief I-Spy writer/teacher  

Apr 24   In the year 1889 [Richard] Stafford Cripps, Engl min of Plane-manufacturing (1942-45)  

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

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   In the year 1889 birth of alexander Smallens, St Petersburg, Russia, conductor  

Jan 01   Charles Bickford, Cambridge Mass, actor (John-The Virginian) was born in the year 1889.  

Jan 01   In the year 1889 birth of tadeusz Jarecki, composer  

Jan 01   In the year 1889 birth of tom Dugan, Dublin Ireland, actor (Circus Clown, Drag, Skyway)  

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

Jan 02   Walter Baldwin, Ohio, actor (Gay Amigo) was born in the year 1889.  

Jan 04   In the year 1889 birth of albertus W "Albert" van Dalsum, actor/director (Abandoned Child)  

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   In the year 1889 martin Andreas Udbye, composer, dies at 68  

Jan 13   On this day in history death of solomon Bundy, American politician (b. 1823)  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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