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Historical Events In 1889

Friday, 27 November 2020

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

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   1890 flu pandemic in Worldwide killing 1 million people on this day in history.  

Jun 01   In the year 1889 europe's Orient Express completes arrangements for travel between Paris and Constantinople without change of train  

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

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

Jun 08   On this day in history cable Cars begin service in LA  

Jun 08   Gerard Manley Hopkins, poet, dies at 54 in the year 1889.  

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

Jun 11   Wesley Ruggles, actor/producer/director (Keystone Kops) on this day in history.  

Jun 12   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history paul Joostens, Flemish painter  

Jun 19   In the year 1889 enrico Celio, president (Switzerland)  

Jun 19   Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Man with the Twisted Lip" on this day in history.  

Jun 19   Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "The Man with the Twisted Lip" on this day in history.  

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

Jun 25   In the year 1889 ethel Glenn Hier, composer  

Jun 27   Alfred Courtens, Belgian sculptor on this day in history.  

Jun 27   On this day in history carlotta Patti, Italian soprano, dies  

Jun 28   In the year 1889 frank Mayo, silent screen actor (Burning Gold, Hell's Headquarters)  

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   In the year 1889 frederick Douglass named Minister to Haiti  

Jul 01   On this day in history uS mint at Carson City, Nevada reopens  

Jul 02   Cor Hermus, Dutch actor/director/writer (A Mother) in the year 1889.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1889

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1889 birth of alexander Smallens, St Petersburg, Russia, conductor  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of charles Bickford, Cambridge Mass, actor (John-The Virginian)  

Jan 01   Tadeusz Jarecki, composer was born in the year 1889.  

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   On this day in history birth of albertus W "Albert" van Dalsum, actor/director (Abandoned Child)  

Jan 05   On this day in history 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 in the year 1889.  

Jan 14   On this day in history death of ema Puksec, Croatian singer (b. 1834)  

Jan 17   In the year 1889 juan Montalvo, Ecuadorian author (Siete Tratados), dies at 56  

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

Jan 30   Crown Prince Rudolph of Austria (b. 1858) died on this day in history.  

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

Feb 03   Belle Starr, US female gangster, murdered at 40 died on this day in history.  

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