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Historical Events In 1889

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

May 31   In the year 1889 johnstown Flood; 2,209 die in Penn  

May 31   In the year 1889 johnstown Flood; 2,209 die in Pennsylvania  

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   In the year 1889 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   In the year 1889 great Fire in Seattle destroys 25 downtown blocks  

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   Cliff Clark, actor (Kid Glove Killer, Golden Hoofs, Vigilante Hideout) on this day in history.  

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   2 feet of snow accumulates in Rawlins Wyoming on this day in history.  

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

Jun 14   On this day in history 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   Paul Joostens, Flemish painter in the year 1889.  

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

Jun 19   In the year 1889 start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Man with the Twisted Lip"  

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

Jun 22   Louisville Colonels set ML baseball record with 26th consecutive loss in the year 1889.  

Jun 25   On this day in history ethel Glenn Hier, composer  

Jun 27   In the year 1889 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   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   In the year 1889 frederick Douglass named Minister to Haiti  

Jul 01   US mint at Carson City, Nevada reopens on this day in history.  

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

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   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   Tom Dugan, Dublin Ireland, actor (Circus Clown, Drag, Skyway) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of tito Schipa, Italy, tenor/composer (La Rondine)  

Jan 02   Walter Baldwin, Ohio, actor (Gay Amigo) was born on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1889.  

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   In the year 1889 death of solomon Bundy, American politician (b. 1823)  

Jan 14   Ema Puksec, Croatian singer (b. 1834) died in the year 1889.  

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

Feb 01   On this day in history joseph Gungl, composer, dies at 78  

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

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