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Historical Events In 1889

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Aug 15   In the year 1889 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   Ernst Franck, German composer/conductor, dies at 42 in the year 1889.  

Aug 19   Arthur Waley, sinologist, translator from Chinese & Japanese on this day in history.  

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

Aug 20   In the year 1889 witold Friemann, composer  

Aug 22   John Sanger, circus entrepreneur, dies on this day in history.  

Aug 23   1st ship-to-shore wireless message received in US (SF) on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   Edward Ciannelli, Ischia Italy, actor (You Can't Escape Forever) in the year 1889.  

Aug 31   In the year 1889 a Provost Idell, father of modern volleyball  

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   Albert Plesman, aviation pioneer/founder/director (KLM) in the year 1889.  

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   On this day in history robert Benchley, Worcester MA, humorist (My 10 Years in a Quandary)  

Sep 16   In the year 1889 claude A Barnett, founder (Associated Negro Press)  

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

Sep 21   Otto Forst de Battaglia, Austrian diplomat/genealogist in the year 1889.  

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

Sep 23   William W Collins, English writer (Moonstone), dies in the year 1889.  

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

Sep 25   On this day in history george Douglas Howard Cole, socialist/novelist  

Sep 26   Martin Heidegger, Germany, Existentialist (Being & Time) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1889

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of alexander Smallens, St Petersburg, Russia, conductor  

Jan 01   Charles Bickford, Cambridge Mass, actor (John-The Virginian) was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1889 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   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   Martin Andreas Udbye, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1889.  

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   Juan Montalvo, Ecuadorian author (Siete Tratados), dies at 56 in the year 1889.  

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

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

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