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Historical Events In 1889

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

Aug 13   William Gray patents coin-operated telephone on this day in history.  

Aug 15   On this day in history the Great London dock strike from August 15 to September 16 helps extend British trade unionism from the skilled classes to the less skilled  

Aug 17   In the year 1889 ernst Franck, German composer/conductor, dies at 42  

Aug 19   On this day in history arthur Waley, sinologist, translator from Chinese & Japanese  

Aug 19   On this day in history jean MMPA de Villiers de l'isle-Adam, French writer (Axel), dies at 60  

Aug 20   On this day in history witold Friemann, composer  

Aug 22   On this day in history john Sanger, circus entrepreneur, dies  

Aug 23   1st ship-to-shore wireless message received in US (SF) in the year 1889.  

Aug 23   A Lichtenstein, writer in the year 1889.  

Aug 23   The first ship-to-shore wireless message received in US (SF) on this day in history.  

Aug 24   In the year 1889 jan E Matzeliger, Suriname inventor (shoe lacing machine), dies  

Aug 24   Simon Kimbangu/Kibangu, Congo prophet on this day in history.  

Aug 28   Charles Boyer, France, actor (Algiers, Fanny, Barefoot in the Park) on this day in history.  

Aug 29   1st American Intl pro lawn tennis contest (Newport RI) on this day in history.  

Aug 30   In the year 1889 edward Ciannelli, Ischia Italy, actor (You Can't Escape Forever)  

Aug 31   A Provost Idell, father of modern volleyball on this day in history.  

Aug 31   In the year 1889 start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Cardboard Box" (BG)  

Sep 03   Cecil Weston, South Africa, actor (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn) in the year 1889.  

Sep 06   In the year 1889 king Kabaka Mwanga of Buganda resigns  

Sep 07   In the year 1889 albert Plesman, aviation pioneer/founder/director (KLM)  

Sep 07   In the year 1889 start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Engineer's Thumb" (BG)  

Sep 07   Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of The Engineer's Thumb" (BG) in the year 1889.  

Sep 08   Robert A Taft, (Sen-R-Ohio, Taft-Hartley Act) on this day in history.  

Sep 10   In the year 1889 vilem Petrzelka, composer  

Sep 11   Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Crooked Man" (BG) on this day in history.  

Sep 15   In the year 1889 robert Benchley, Worcester MA, humorist (My 10 Years in a Quandary)  

Sep 16   Claude A Barnett, founder (Associated Negro Press) on this day in history.  

Sep 19   Ernest Truex, KC Mo, actor (Pop-Pete & Gladys, Mr Peepers) on this day in history.  

Sep 21   Otto Forst de Battaglia, Austrian diplomat/genealogist on this day in history.  

Sep 23   In the year 1889 nintendo Koppai (Later Nintendo Company, Limited) founded by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce and market the playing card game Hanafuda.  

Sep 23   On this day in history walter Lippmann, NYC, journalist/political writer (Men of Dystany)  

Sep 23   In the year 1889 william W Collins, English writer (Moonstone), dies  

Sep 24   Alexander Dey patents dial time recorder on this day in history.  

Sep 25   George Douglas Howard Cole, socialist/novelist 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 in the year 1889.  

Jan 01   In the year 1889 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   Tito Schipa, Italy, tenor/composer (La Rondine) was born in the year 1889.  

Jan 02   In the year 1889 birth of walter Baldwin, Ohio, actor (Gay Amigo)  

Jan 04   In the year 1889 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   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   In the year 1889 juan Montalvo, Ecuadorian author (Siete Tratados), dies at 56  

Jan 27   Ivan S Aksakov, Russian journalist, dies at 65 in the year 1889.  

Jan 30   On this day in history death of crown Prince Rudolph of Austria (b. 1858)  

Feb 01   Joseph Gungl, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

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

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