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Historical Events In 1889

Sunday, 23 February 2020

May 31   Johnstown Flood; 2,209 die in Penn in the year 1889.  

May 31   On this day in history johnstown Flood; 2,209 die in Pennsylvania  

May 31   On this day in history the Johnstown Flood kills 2,000 to 5,000 Pennsylvanians in a city of 30,000  

Jun 01   On this day in history europe's Orient Express completes arrangements for travel between Paris and Constantinople without change of train  

Jun 03   In the year 1889 the Canadian Pacific Railway is completed from coast to coast.  

Jun 03   On this day in history the first CP train arrives in Saint John, NB from Montréal marking the completion of the Canadian Pacific Railway as a coast to coast railway.  

Jun 06   In the year 1889 great Fire in Seattle destroys 25 downtown blocks  

Jun 08   On this day in history cable Cars begin service in LA  

Jun 08   In the year 1889 gerard Manley Hopkins, poet, dies at 54  

Jun 08   Joseph L Hromadka, Czech theologist (Lenin prize 1957) on this day in history.  

Jun 08   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes Adventure "The Boscombe Valley Mystery" (BG)  

Jun 10   Cliff Clark, actor (Kid Glove Killer, Golden Hoofs, Vigilante Hideout) in the year 1889.  

Jun 11   In the year 1889 wesley Ruggles, actor/producer/director (Keystone Kops)  

Jun 12   Single tornado kills 119, injures 146 (New Richmond Wisc) in the year 1889.  

Jun 13   2 feet of snow accumulates in Rawlins Wyoming in the year 1889.  

Jun 13   2' of snow accumulates in Rawlins Wyoming in the year 1889.  

Jun 14   In the year 1889 victor van Straelen, Flemish biologist/palaeontologist  

Jun 15   In the year 1889 mihail Eminesco, Romanian poet (Luceafarul), dies at 39  

Jun 15   Start of Sherlock Holmes Adv "Stockbroker's Clerk" (BG) in the year 1889.  

Jun 18   In the year 1889 paul Joostens, Flemish painter  

Jun 19   Enrico Celio, president (Switzerland) on this day in history.  

Jun 19   Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Man with the Twisted Lip" in the year 1889.  

Jun 19   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "The Man with the Twisted Lip"  

Jun 22   On this day in history louisville Colonels set ML baseball record with 26th consecutive loss  

Jun 25   On this day in history ethel Glenn Hier, composer  

Jun 27   Alfred Courtens, Belgian sculptor in the year 1889.  

Jun 27   In the year 1889 carlotta Patti, Italian soprano, dies  

Jun 28   Frank Mayo, silent screen actor (Burning Gold, Hell's Headquarters) on this day in history.  

Jun 28   Maria Mitchell, 1st US woman astronomer (Vassar), dies at 70 in the year 1889.  

Jun 30   Eugenio Terziani, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1889.  

Jul 01   Frederick Douglass named Minister to Haiti on this day in history.  

Jul 01   In the year 1889 uS mint at Carson City, Nevada reopens  

Jul 02   In the year 1889 cor Hermus, Dutch actor/director/writer (A Mother)  

Jul 04   In the year 1889 auguste Mermet, composer, dies at 79  

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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   In the year 1889 birth of charles Bickford, Cambridge Mass, actor (John-The Virginian)  

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

Jan 01   Tom Dugan, Dublin Ireland, actor (Circus Clown, Drag, Skyway) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Tito Schipa, Italy, tenor/composer (La Rondine) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   In the year 1889 birth of walter Baldwin, Ohio, actor (Gay Amigo)  

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

Jan 05   In the year 1889 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   In the year 1889 martin Andreas Udbye, composer, dies at 68  

Jan 13   In the year 1889 death of solomon Bundy, American politician (b. 1823)  

Jan 14   On this day in history 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   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   Joseph Gungl, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1889.  

Feb 03   On this day in history death of belle Starr, US female gangster, murdered at 40  

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