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Historical Events In 1889

Thursday, 26 May 2022

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   The Johnstown Flood kills 2,000 to 5,000 Pennsylvanians in a city of 30,000 on this day in history.  

Jun 01   In the year 1889 1890 flu pandemic in Worldwide killing 1 million people  

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   The Canadian Pacific Railway is completed from coast to coast in the year 1889.  

Jun 03   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 in the year 1889.  

Jun 06   Great Fire in Seattle destroys 25 downtown blocks in the year 1889.  

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   Start of Sherlock Holmes Adventure "The Boscombe Valley Mystery" (BG) on this day in history.  

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

Jun 11   Wesley Ruggles, actor/producer/director (Keystone Kops) on this day in history.  

Jun 12   On this day in history single tornado kills 119, injures 146 (New Richmond Wisc)  

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

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

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

Jun 15   Mihail Eminesco, Romanian poet (Luceafarul), dies at 39 in the year 1889.  

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

Jun 18   Paul Joostens, Flemish painter on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jun 22   Louisville Colonels set ML baseball record with 26th consecutive loss on this day in history.  

Jun 25   Ethel Glenn Hier, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 27   In the year 1889 alfred Courtens, Belgian sculptor  

Jun 27   Carlotta Patti, Italian soprano, dies on this day in history.  

Jun 28   Frank Mayo, silent screen actor (Burning Gold, Hell's Headquarters) in the year 1889.  

Jun 28   In the year 1889 maria Mitchell, 1st US woman astronomer (Vassar), dies at 70  

Jun 30   In the year 1889 eugenio Terziani, composer, dies at 64  

Jul 01   On this day in history frederick Douglass named Minister to Haiti  

Jul 01   US mint at Carson City, Nevada reopens on this day in history.  

Jul 02   Cor Hermus, Dutch actor/director/writer (A Mother) 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   On this day in history birth of charles Bickford, Cambridge Mass, actor (John-The Virginian)  

Jan 01   Tadeusz Jarecki, composer was born in the year 1889.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1889 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   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history juan Montalvo, Ecuadorian author (Siete Tratados), dies at 56  

Jan 27   In the year 1889 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 on this day in history.  

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

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