Historical Events In 1889
Saturday, 21 September 2019
May 31 In the year 1889 johnstown Flood; 2,209 die in Penn
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 in the year 1889.
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 Great Fire in Seattle destroys 25 downtown blocks in the year 1889.
Jun 08 In the year 1889 cable Cars begin service in LA
Jun 08 Gerard Manley Hopkins, poet, dies at 54 on this day in history.
Jun 08 Joseph L Hromadka, Czech theologist (Lenin prize 1957) in the year 1889.
Jun 08 In the year 1889 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 In the year 1889 wesley Ruggles, actor/producer/director (Keystone Kops)
Jun 12 Single tornado kills 119, injures 146 (New Richmond Wisc) on this day in history.
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 In the year 1889 mihail Eminesco, Romanian poet (Luceafarul), dies at 39
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 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Man with the Twisted Lip" in the year 1889.
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 In the year 1889 ethel Glenn Hier, composer
Jun 27 On this day in history alfred Courtens, Belgian sculptor
Jun 27 On this day in history carlotta Patti, Italian soprano, dies
Jun 28 Frank Mayo, silent screen actor (Burning Gold, Hell's Headquarters) in the year 1889.
Jun 28 In the year 1889 maria Mitchell, 1st US woman astronomer (Vassar), dies at 70
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 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 Auguste Mermet, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.