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Historical Events In 1889

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

May 31   Johnstown Flood; 2,209 die in Penn on this day in history.  

May 31   Johnstown Flood; 2,209 die in Pennsylvania in the year 1889.  

May 31   The Johnstown Flood kills 2,000 to 5,000 Pennsylvanians in a city of 30,000 on this day in history.  

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

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 in the year 1889.  

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

Jun 08   Start of Sherlock Holmes Adventure "The Boscombe Valley Mystery" (BG) in the year 1889.  

Jun 10   On this day in history cliff Clark, actor (Kid Glove Killer, Golden Hoofs, Vigilante Hideout)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jun 14   On this day in history victor van Straelen, Flemish biologist/palaeontologist  

Jun 15   On this day in history mihail Eminesco, Romanian poet (Luceafarul), dies at 39  

Jun 15   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes Adv "Stockbroker's Clerk" (BG)  

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" in the year 1889.  

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jun 30   In the year 1889 eugenio Terziani, composer, dies at 64  

Jul 01   On this day in history frederick Douglass named Minister to Haiti  

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

Jul 02   On this day in history cor Hermus, Dutch actor/director/writer (A Mother)  

Jul 04   Auguste Mermet, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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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   On this day in history birth of tadeusz Jarecki, composer  

Jan 01   In the year 1889 birth of tom Dugan, Dublin Ireland, actor (Circus Clown, Drag, Skyway)  

Jan 02   In the year 1889 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   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 in the year 1889.  

Famous Deaths In 1889

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   Martin Andreas Udbye, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   On this day in history death of solomon Bundy, American politician (b. 1823)  

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

Jan 17   Juan Montalvo, Ecuadorian author (Siete Tratados), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

Jan 27   On this day in history ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist, dies at 65  

Jan 30   Crown Prince Rudolph of Austria (b. 1858) died in the year 1889.  

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

Feb 03   On this day in history death of belle Starr, US female gangster, murdered at 40  

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