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Historical Events In 1889

Saturday, 26 September 2020

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 on this day in history.  

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

Apr 03   Grigoras Dinicu, composer in the year 1889.  

Apr 03   Savings Bank of Order of True Reformers opens in Richmond, Va on this day in history.  

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

Apr 05   Start of Sherlock Holmes' "Adventure of Copper Beeches" (BG) in the year 1889.  

Apr 06   In the year 1889 barry Macollum, Northern Ireland  

Apr 06   George Eastman places Kodak Camera on sale for 1st time on this day in history.  

Apr 08   On this day in history adrian Boult, Chester England, conductor/composer (BBC Sym Orch)  

Apr 08   On this day in history henry Jupp, cricketer (scored 63 on Test debut for Engl in 1877), dies  

Apr 09   On this day in history 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   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   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 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   On this day in history jessie Street, Austrialian pro womans/aborigine rights fighter  

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

Apr 20   In the year 1889 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   In the year 1889 ludwig Renn, writer  

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

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

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   Alexander Smallens, St Petersburg, Russia, conductor was born in the year 1889.  

Jan 01   In the year 1889 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   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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1889.  

Jan 13   On this day in history 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   Ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist, dies at 65 in the year 1889.  

Jan 30   Crown Prince Rudolph of Austria (b. 1858) died in the year 1889.  

Feb 01   In the year 1889 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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