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.