Historical Events In 1889
Sunday, 23 February 2020
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 On this day in history 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 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 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 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) in the year 1889.
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 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 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) on this day in history.
Jun 19 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Man with the Twisted Lip" in the year 1889.
Jun 19 On this day in history 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 Alfred Courtens, Belgian sculptor in the year 1889.
Jun 27 In the year 1889 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 in the year 1889.
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 In the year 1889 auguste Mermet, composer, dies at 79