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Historical Events In 1889

Thursday, 20 February 2020

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   In the year 1889 arthur Waley, sinologist, translator from Chinese & Japanese  

Aug 19   In the year 1889 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   On this day in history 1st ship-to-shore wireless message received in US (SF)  

Aug 23   In the year 1889 a Lichtenstein, writer  

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

Aug 24   Jan E Matzeliger, Suriname inventor (shoe lacing machine), dies in the year 1889.  

Aug 24   On this day in history simon Kimbangu/Kibangu, Congo prophet  

Aug 28   Charles Boyer, France, actor (Algiers, Fanny, Barefoot in the Park) in the year 1889.  

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

Aug 30   On this day in history 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   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Cardboard Box" (BG)  

Sep 03   On this day in history cecil Weston, South Africa, actor (Dude Ranch, Huckleberry Finn)  

Sep 06   King Kabaka Mwanga of Buganda resigns on this day in history.  

Sep 07   On this day in history albert Plesman, aviation pioneer/founder/director (KLM)  

Sep 07   Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Engineer's Thumb" (BG) on this day in history.  

Sep 07   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of The Engineer's Thumb" (BG)  

Sep 08   In the year 1889 robert A Taft, (Sen-R-Ohio, Taft-Hartley Act)  

Sep 10   On this day in history vilem Petrzelka, composer  

Sep 11   On this day in history start of Sherlock Holmes adventure "Crooked Man" (BG)  

Sep 15   Robert Benchley, Worcester MA, humorist (My 10 Years in a Quandary) on this day in history.  

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

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

Sep 21   In the year 1889 otto Forst de Battaglia, Austrian diplomat/genealogist  

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

Sep 23   Walter Lippmann, NYC, journalist/political writer (Men of Dystany) in the year 1889.  

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

Sep 24   Alexander Dey patents dial time recorder in the year 1889.  

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

Sep 26   Martin Heidegger, Germany, Existentialist (Being & Time) 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   Charles Bickford, Cambridge Mass, actor (John-The Virginian) was born in the year 1889.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of tadeusz Jarecki, composer  

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   Walter Baldwin, Ohio, actor (Gay Amigo) was born in the year 1889.  

Jan 04   Albertus W "Albert" van Dalsum, actor/director (Abandoned Child) was born in the year 1889.  

Jan 05   In the year 1889 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   On this day in history martin Andreas Udbye, composer, dies at 68  

Jan 13   Solomon Bundy, American politician (b. 1823) died in the year 1889.  

Jan 14   Ema Puksec, Croatian singer (b. 1834) died on this day in history.  

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

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

Jan 30   In the year 1889 death of crown Prince Rudolph of Austria (b. 1858)  

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

Feb 03   In the year 1889 death of belle Starr, US female gangster, murdered at 40  

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