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Historical Events In 1889

Friday, 14 August 2020

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

May 31   In the year 1889 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 in the year 1889.  

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

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   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   In the year 1889 cable Cars begin service in LA  

Jun 08   On this day in history gerard Manley Hopkins, poet, dies at 54  

Jun 08   Joseph L Hromadka, Czech theologist (Lenin prize 1957) in the year 1889.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 13   On this day in history 2 feet of snow accumulates in Rawlins Wyoming  

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

Jun 14   Victor van Straelen, Flemish biologist/palaeontologist in the year 1889.  

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   In the year 1889 paul Joostens, Flemish painter  

Jun 19   Enrico Celio, president (Switzerland) in the year 1889.  

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

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

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

Jun 27   On this day in history 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 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)  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Feb 01   Joseph Gungl, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1889.  

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

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