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Historical Events In 1889

Friday, 22 November 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   In the year 1889 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   On this day in history the Canadian Pacific Railway is completed from coast to coast.  

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   Cable Cars begin service in LA in the year 1889.  

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   In the year 1889 start of Sherlock Holmes Adventure "The Boscombe Valley Mystery" (BG)  

Jun 10   On this day in history cliff Clark, actor (Kid Glove Killer, Golden Hoofs, Vigilante Hideout)  

Jun 11   Wesley Ruggles, actor/producer/director (Keystone Kops) in the year 1889.  

Jun 12   In the year 1889 single tornado kills 119, injures 146 (New Richmond Wisc)  

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

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

Jun 15   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes Adv "Stockbroker's Clerk" (BG)  

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

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

Jun 19   In the year 1889 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 in the year 1889.  

Jun 25   Ethel Glenn Hier, composer in the year 1889.  

Jun 27   On this day in history alfred Courtens, Belgian sculptor  

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

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

Jun 28   Maria Mitchell, 1st US woman astronomer (Vassar), dies at 70 on this day in history.  

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

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

Jul 01   US mint at Carson City, Nevada reopens in the year 1889.  

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

Jul 04   On this day in history 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   Tadeusz Jarecki, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of walter Baldwin, Ohio, actor (Gay Amigo)  

Jan 04   Albertus W "Albert" van Dalsum, actor/director (Abandoned Child) was born in the year 1889.  

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

Jan 13   On this day in history death of solomon Bundy, American politician (b. 1823)  

Jan 14   Ema Puksec, Croatian singer (b. 1834) died on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Juan Montalvo, Ecuadorian author (Siete Tratados), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   Ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist, dies at 65 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Crown Prince Rudolph of Austria (b. 1858) died in the year 1889.  

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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