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Historical Events In 1889

Wednesday, 27 January 2021

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

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 on this day in history.  

Apr 04   Thomas T H Jorissen, historian, dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 06   Barry Macollum, Northern Ireland in the year 1889.  

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

Apr 08   In the year 1889 adrian Boult, Chester England, conductor/composer (BBC Sym Orch)  

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

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

Apr 11   On this day in history nick La Rocca, US coronetist/composer (Tiger Rag)  

Apr 14   On this day in history adolph Hitler, Austria, dictator of Nazi Germany (1936-45)[NS=Apr 20]  

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   The birth of Charlie Chaplin, American silent film actor and director in the year 1889.  

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 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 in the year 1889.  

Apr 18   On this day in history jessie Street, Austrialian pro womans/aborigine rights fighter  

Apr 19   In the year 1889 warren De La Rue, astronomer/chemist, dies  

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

Apr 22   Oklahoma land rush officially started on this day in history.  

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

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) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of alexander Smallens, St Petersburg, Russia, conductor  

Jan 01   Charles Bickford, Cambridge Mass, actor (John-The Virginian) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1889 birth of walter Baldwin, Ohio, actor (Gay Amigo)  

Jan 04   Albertus W "Albert" van Dalsum, actor/director (Abandoned Child) was born on this day in history.  

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   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   Juan Montalvo, Ecuadorian author (Siete Tratados), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   On this day in history ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist, dies at 65  

Jan 30   On this day in history death of crown Prince Rudolph of Austria (b. 1858)  

Feb 01   Joseph Gungl, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1889.  

Feb 03   Belle Starr, US female gangster, murdered at 40 died in the year 1889.  

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