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Historical Events In 1889

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

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   Europe's Orient Express completes arrangements for travel between Paris and Constantinople without change of train in the year 1889.  

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

Jun 03   In the year 1889 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   Great Fire in Seattle destroys 25 downtown blocks in the year 1889.  

Jun 08   Cable Cars begin service in LA on this day in history.  

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

Jun 11   On this day in history wesley Ruggles, actor/producer/director (Keystone Kops)  

Jun 12   In the year 1889 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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jun 15   Start of Sherlock Holmes Adv "Stockbroker's Clerk" (BG) on this day in history.  

Jun 18   In the year 1889 paul Joostens, Flemish painter  

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

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

Jun 19   In the year 1889 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   On this day in history alfred Courtens, Belgian sculptor  

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

Jun 28   On this day in history frank Mayo, silent screen actor (Burning Gold, Hell's Headquarters)  

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 in the year 1889.  

Jul 01   In the year 1889 frederick Douglass named Minister to Haiti  

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

Jul 02   Cor Hermus, Dutch actor/director/writer (A Mother) on this day in history.  

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   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   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 in the year 1889.  

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   Martin Andreas Udbye, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1889.  

Jan 13   Solomon Bundy, American politician (b. 1823) died on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1889.  

Jan 27   In the year 1889 ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist, dies at 65  

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

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