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Historical Events In 1889

Tuesday, 23 July 2019

May 31   In the year 1889 johnstown Flood; 2,209 die in Penn  

May 31   Johnstown Flood; 2,209 die in Pennsylvania on this day in history.  

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   Europe's Orient Express completes arrangements for travel between Paris and Constantinople without change of train on this day in history.  

Jun 03   The Canadian Pacific Railway is completed from coast to coast on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jun 08   In the year 1889 cable Cars begin service in LA  

Jun 08   Gerard Manley Hopkins, poet, dies at 54 on this day in history.  

Jun 08   On this day in history joseph L Hromadka, Czech theologist (Lenin prize 1957)  

Jun 08   Start of Sherlock Holmes Adventure "The Boscombe Valley Mystery" (BG) in the year 1889.  

Jun 10   In the year 1889 cliff Clark, actor (Kid Glove Killer, Golden Hoofs, Vigilante Hideout)  

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   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

Jun 18   Paul Joostens, Flemish painter in the year 1889.  

Jun 19   On this day in history enrico Celio, president (Switzerland)  

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

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

Jun 22   In the year 1889 louisville Colonels set ML baseball record with 26th consecutive loss  

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

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

Jun 27   Carlotta Patti, Italian soprano, dies in the year 1889.  

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

Jun 28   On this day in history maria Mitchell, 1st US woman astronomer (Vassar), dies at 70  

Jun 30   Eugenio Terziani, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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   Auguste Mermet, composer, dies at 79 in the year 1889.  

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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 on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Charles Bickford, Cambridge Mass, actor (John-The Virginian) was born in the year 1889.  

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

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

Jan 30   In the year 1889 death of crown Prince Rudolph of Austria (b. 1858)  

Feb 01   On this day in history joseph Gungl, composer, dies at 78  

Feb 03   In the year 1889 death of belle Starr, US female gangster, murdered at 40  

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